But Abram said, “Sovereign Lord, what can you give me since I remain childless and the one who will inherit[a] my estate is Eliezer of Damascus?” And Abram said, “You have given me no children; so a servant in my household will be my heir.”
Now the Lord was gracious to Sarah as he had said, and the Lord did for Sarah what he had promised. Sarah became pregnant and bore a son to Abraham…”
Sometimes, we feel lost and abandoned; Abraham had so much in life but he walked away from it all to follow the voice of the Lord. It was never possessions that mattered though but a legacy - to carry on his name. Abraham prayed - God answered. This is who God is - this is the one whom we serve. He responds to us.