Summary: God needs good women today that has spunk to serve Him.
A Spunky Woman
Genesis 24:12 (KJV)
12 And he said, O LORD God of my master Abraham, I pray thee, send me good speed this day, and shew kindness unto my master Abraham.
Genesis 24:13 (KJV)
13 Behold, I stand here by the well of water; and the daughters of the men of the city come out to draw water:
Genesis 24:14 (KJV)
14 And let it come to pass, that the damsel to whom I shall say, Let down thy pitcher, I pray thee, that I may drink; and she shall say, Drink, and I will give thy camels drink also: let the same be she that thou hast appointed for thy servant Isaac; and thereby shall I know that thou hast shewed kindness unto my master.
1-Abraham sent his servant to Haran to find a wife for Isaac
2-Rebekah was a spunky woman.
3-Rebekah was a woman of courage.
Today, I want us to look at this Spunky Woman:
I- Rebekah’s Determination.
Genesis 24:18 (KJV)
18 And she said, Drink, my lord: and she hasted, and let down her pitcher upon her hand, and gave him drink.
Genesis 24:19 (KJV)
19 And when she had done giving him drink, she said, I will draw water for thy camels also, until they have done drinking.
Genesis 24:20 (KJV)
20 And she hasted, and emptied her pitcher into the trough, and ran again unto the well to draw water, and drew for all his camels.
Thought: I picture Rebekah as a spunky, feisty, determinate woman.
1- She was humble.
2- She was willing to serve others.
3- She stayed with the work till it was done.
II- Rebekah’s Decision.
Genesis 24:58 (KJV)
58 And they called Rebekah, and said unto her, Wilt thou go with this man? And she said, I will go.
Thought: How can you know God’s will for your life? By:
1- Being saved.
2- Having a close relationship with Him.
3- Making decisions according to God’s will for your life.
III- Rebekah’s Discernment.
Genesis 24:60 (KJV)
60 And they blessed Rebekah, and said unto her, Thou art our sister, be thou the mother of thousands of millions, and let thy seed possess the gate of those which hate them.
Genesis 24:61 (KJV)
61 And Rebekah arose, and her damsels, and they rode upon the camels, and followed the man: and the servant took Rebekah, and went his way.
Genesis 24:62 (KJV)
62 And Isaac came from the way of the well Lahairoi; for he dwelt in the south country.
Genesis 24:63 (KJV)
63 And Isaac went out to meditate in the field at the eventide: and he lifted up his eyes, and saw, and, behold, the camels were coming.
Genesis 24:64 (KJV)
64 And Rebekah lifted up her eyes, and when she saw Isaac, she lighted off the camel.
Genesis 24:65 (KJV)
65 For she had said unto the servant, What man is this that walketh in the field to meet us? And the servant had said, It is my master: therefore she took a vail, and covered herself.
Thought: How did Rebekah discern that this was God’s will for her life?
1- The inner peace.
2- The excitement in her heart.
Thought: Did Rebekah realize that she was to fulfill Prophecy?
1- I don’t think so. She just wanted God’s will for her life.
Thought: Rebekah was used to fulfill a great Bible Prophecy.
1- Abraham- represents God the Father.