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  • Lesson 5: Waiting On God In Faith

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Apr 11, 2003
    based on 26 ratings
     | 1,084 views

    Abraham’s Journey of Faith

    A. INTRODUCTION: GENESIS 16:1-16 1. Promised Seed. "Now Sarai Abram’s wife bare him no children" (Gen. 16:1). "I will make thy seed as the dust of the earth" (13:16). "Look toward heaven, can you count the stars . . . so shall your seed be" (15:5). 2. Rejected alternative. "What wilt thou give ...read more

  • No Shortcuts In Success Series

    Contributed by Larry Thompson on Feb 16, 2003
    based on 146 ratings
     | 52,763 views

    Second in the leadership series this message deals with the DANGER that awaits any leader who foolishly thinks they can take a shortcut in accomplishing God’s will for their life.

    LESSONS IN LEADERSHIP – PART TWO NO SUCCESS IN SHORTCUTS GENESIS 16:1-4 ©Larry L. Thompson (2003) INTRODUCTION: One of the strengths of studying leadership principles in the life of biblical leaders is in the assurance that there will be no whitewashing, no glossing over sin or failure—just the ...read more

  • It Seemed Like A Good Idea At The Time Series

    Contributed by Stephen Todd on Apr 27, 2003
    based on 41 ratings
     | 4,980 views

    Like Sarai we often come up with plans to help God out which unfortunately usually end in disaster.

    Genesis 16 April 27, 2003 It was one of those rare moments in a thirteen-year-Olds life. For once I was thinking of someone other than myself. My parents were both working and I decided that I would be considerate and make supper for them. I got the meat going in the oven without too much ...read more

  • What Not To Do When Low Series

    Contributed by John Telgren on May 6, 2003
    based on 6 ratings
     | 4,375 views

    If you get into the spiritual lows, among the things you should not do is get angry and play the blaming game. Another thing you should not do is get comfortable with it.

    I don’t feel in touch with God anymore. I have to drag myself and my family to worship. We have been coming less and less. I feel apathetic about my Lord. I rarely pray. I hardly ever read my Bible or anything else that might stimulate my spirituality. I always seem to be unhappy with the ...read more

  • Hot Sand, No Water Just Grace

    Contributed by Duane Brown on Oct 26, 2003
    based on 37 ratings
     | 10,126 views

    Hagar was lost from herself, but never from God

    Now Sarai, Abram’s wife, had borne him no children. But she had an Egyptian maidservant named Hagar; 2 so she said to Abram, "The LORD has kept me from having children. Go, sleep with my maidservant; perhaps I can build a family through her." Abram agreed to what Sarai said. 3 So after Abram had ...read more

  • The Hagar Shuffle Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jan 18, 2004
    based on 67 ratings
     | 16,156 views

    Doubt is terrible thing that can cause people to do things they would otherwise avoid. Examination of Sarai’s doubt and how to avoid the trouble it brought.

    OPEN: THE SINKING SODA Heno Head’s Simple Science Object Talks 1. Fill a pitcher about 2/3 full of water (you can also use a large bowl or aquarium). 2. Set a can of regular soda in one of the pitchers. It will sink to the bottom. If it doesn’t sink, tilt it to release any air bubbles caught ...read more

  • The Ishmael Idea Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jan 26, 2004
    based on 81 ratings
     | 11,649 views

    What happens when God’s people don’t stand up for what they know is right?

    OPEN: Henry Ward Beecher was a very famous preacher in his day. When he was a boy, it is said that the teacher in the school he attended asked a classmate a question The boy answered, but his teacher became visibly upset with his answer and cried testily: "Sit down!" This frightened the boy… ...read more

  • From Pain To Power Battered, Beaten And Rejected But Not Abandoned

    Contributed by Simone Williams on Jan 26, 2004
    based on 21 ratings
     | 6,857 views

    Women’s Conference message

    Pain – A feeling of being hurt, suffering to have a bad effect on do damage or harm to Power – great ability to do or act, authority, influence, control, strength or force over something or someone Abandoned – Give-up entirely leave without intending to return Rejected – Throw away as useless or ...read more

  • When We Try To Play God

    Contributed by Dan Borchert on Oct 12, 2002
    based on 24 ratings
     | 4,133 views

    Sarah thought she knew how to do what God has promised. It ended up blowing up in her face. However when she did do God’s will, she had Isaac

    Sarah When We Try and Play God Introduction A. When your planning something big you think of every possible scenario B. You think if this happens then we will use plan a C. If this happens and this happens we will go with plan b D. But if this happens and this happens plan c E. Sarah like to come ...read more

  • Problems With Personalities?

    Contributed by Wade Martin Hughes, Sr on Jul 26, 2002
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,230 views

    Problems and personal differents do not have to be destructive.

    PROBLEMS AND PERSONALITIES By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com TEXT: Gen. 16:2 --- it may be that I may obtain children by her. 5. And Sara said unto Abram, My wrong be up on You. Gen. 18:13 And the Lord said unto Abraham, Wherefore did Sarah laugh? 14. Is anything too hard for the ...read more

  • How To Avoid The Mistakes Of Giving Into Pressures From People - Gen 16:

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Aug 1, 2002
    based on 58 ratings
     | 2,607 views

    How to Avoid the Mistakes of Giving Into Pressures From People - Gen 16:1-16

    How to Avoid the Mistakes of Giving Into Pressures From People - Gen 16:1-16 We all need to know how to avoid giving in to the pressures from well meaning people who may think they know God’s will for our lives. Only the Lord knows the best time and way to accomplish His will. His leading comes ...read more

  • The Theme Of Immigration, In The First Testament

    Contributed by John Fruner on Aug 13, 2002
    based on 13 ratings
     | 4,790 views

    Look at SARAH, HAGAR, NAOMI and RUTH as being agents in bring salvation to God’s people.

    THE THEME OF IMMIGRATION, IN THE FIRST TESTAMENT, AS ILLUSTRATED IN THE LIVES OF SARAH, HAGAR, NAOMI and RUTH SARAH (Genesis 12:1-9) Sarah is challenged by God to remove herself from her land and her home, all the places of security, and accompany her husband to a non-specific place. “Go ...read more

  • Waiting For God Series

    Contributed by Eddie Snipes on Apr 8, 2001
    based on 148 ratings
     | 27,552 views

    This message first looks at the frustration and responses Christians have when God does not act according to our plan and then the need for our response to trust Him.

    Waiting For God Genesis 16 1 Now Sarai, Abram’s wife, had borne him no children. And she had an Egyptian maidservant whose name was Hagar. 2 So Sarai said to Abram, "See now, the LORD has restrained me from bearing children. Please, go in to my maid; perhaps I shall obtain children by her." And ...read more

  • Times Of Refreshing

    Contributed by Derrick Strickland on Feb 25, 2002
    based on 137 ratings
     | 20,057 views

    When Hagar runs away from her problems, she runs into God and a transforming time of refreshing

    “TIMES OF REFRESHING” Genesis 16:1-14 INTRO:1.Hagar is often presented as the conniving, heartless, blindly ambitious, threat to God’s plan. a)When she ran away from Sarah she went alone, maybe because she had no real friends in the camp. b)Had it been up to Sarah or even up to us, we may have ...read more

  • The Importance Of Waiting

    Contributed by Kirk Devine on Dec 29, 2001
    based on 145 ratings
     | 22,212 views

    As we head into the new year, we need to make we’re heading the direction that God would have us to go.

    THE IMPORTANCE OF WAITING GENESIS (15:1-6) 16:1-4 As I continue to grow in not only in the spiritual realm, but also in the natural, I have discovered that we live in a microwave society… We live in a day and age where we are used to and accustomed to having things right here and now… (When our ...read more