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Genesis says, "And Abram took Sarai his wife, and Lot his brother's God's original design for marriage is to serve a purpose that is much. Her parents called her Sarai, and names had meaning in the . This impulsive sin had its effect on the relationship between Abraham and Sarah. A wife cannot help her husband fulfill God's goals for his life when she. Abraham and Sarah (previously known as Abram and Sarai), is a couple close to my heart. I admire Abraham for his faith and obedience to God and Sarah for.
There were times that they doubted and their doubt got them into big trouble.
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One instance when their doubt brought burdens was when Sarah and Abraham tried to help God fulfill His promise of a son through Hagar. Go in to my servant; it may be that I shall obtain children by her. This kind of doubt either towards God or towards each other can never spell anything good for us.
God's promises will bless your marriage God did not just bless Abraham, but Sarah as well. Not only that, but through their marriage they were able to become a blessing to many others through the lineage that came from them.
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Also, if it weren't for Abraham's seed, the world would never have received the promise of salvation through Christ who was a descendant of Abraham. When God blesses a servant, He blesses his family too. When we serve God, we should expect blessings and promises not just for us but even for our spouses and our children.
God's original design for marriage is to serve a purpose that is much bigger than just two people. The first incident was when they went to Egypt.
Sarah or Sarai
She was 65 years old then. After being introduced to the Pharaoh, the Pharaoh took her into his harem as one of his concubines. The Pharaoh gave all of his assets to her with Goshen as her hereditary land.
Sarai deliberately prayed to the Lord to free her from the Pharaoh. Epidemics were sent to the kingdom until Pharaoh released the couple. The second incident was with the king of Gerar named Abimelech.
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But God told Abimelech the truth through a dream and Abimelech sent her back to Abraham with gifts namely; cattle, sheep, slaves, and silver. The Birth of Isaac Being childless for years, the aging Sarai had lost hope of becoming pregnant.
Having a child was important for Abraham because the Lord promised him that his children would lead great nations. And so, Sarah gave her Egyptian slave, Hagar to her husband Abraham to become his concubine.
3 Marriage Lessons From Abraham and Sarah
Hagar gave the year-old Abraham a son, and they named him Ishmael. Ishmael was the ancestor of many Arab nations. Sarah laughed when God told her about the prediction. But at age 90, Sarah gave birth to Isaac. So the next day, Hagar and Ishmael were sent away.
Sarah in the Bible Genesis Sarai was renamed Sarah.