Perhaps that's the secret - SARAH'S BEAUTY REGIME - walk for miles in a desert climate. Now there's a good tip for those who want to preserve their beauty as they age. Go to Gerar ... on foot - desert marathon (Genesis 20:1).
To me the real star in this soap opera scenario in Genesis 20 is not the beautiful 90 year old heroine. It's not the big business tycoon with a LYING PROBLEM. It's the UNDER-DOG who gets caught up in a life and death struggle by mistake. Abraham lies to everyone saying that Sarah is his sister. Abimelech takes her into his harem, probably wanting to form a business alliance with Abraham. ABIMELECH may be the co-star in this movie but he deserves the Oscar. HE LOOKS MORE LIKE THE BELIEVER THAN ABRAHAM!
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