“For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.” (Romans 6:23, ESV)

23/02/2020 – Evening Service: Ishmael and Isaac – no laughing matter

Bible Readings:

Genesis 21:1 – 21, Galatians 4:21 – 31

Sermon Outline:

Genesis 21:1–4 (NKJV)

1 And the Lord visited Sarah as He had said, and the Lord did for Sarah as He had spoken. 2 For Sarah conceived and bore Abraham a son in his old age, at the set time of which God had spoken to him. 3 And Abraham called the name of his son who was born to him—whom Sarah bore to him—Isaac. 4 Then Abraham circumcised his son Isaac when he was eight days old, as God had commanded him.

I  Happy day of celebration

II  Unhappy day of separation

Genesis 21:9 (NKJV)

9 And Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian, whom she had borne to Abraham, scoffing.

III  Vital lessons about salvation