Necessary Losses

Leaving, Losing and Letting Go

Abraham’s 3 Necessary Losses

Abraham Had LAND He Had To LEAVE

Genesis 12:1
Get out of your country, from your kindred and from your father’s house, to a land I will show you…

James 2:22
Abraham believed God, and it was imputed unto him for righteousness: and he was called the Friend of God.

Genesis 12:1
Now the LORD had said unto Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father’s house, unto a land that I will shew thee:

Abraham Had A Love He Must Let Go Of

Genesis 17:16
“I will bless her and also give you a son by her, and she shall be a mother of nations; kings of peoples shall be from her”

Genesis 17:17
When Abraham heard that he “fell on his face and laughed and said in his heart, ‘Shall a child be born to a man who is one hundred years old? And shall Sarah, who is ninety years old bear a child?'”

Genesis 17:18
“Oh, that Ishmael might live before you!”

Abraham Had A LIFE He Must LOSE

Genesis 22:2-3
“Now it came to pass after these things that God tested Abraham, and said to him, ‘Abraham!’ And he said, ‘Here I am.'”

“And He said, ‘Take now your son, your only son Isaac, whom you love,

and go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains which I shall tell you'”

Genesis 22:12
“And He said, ‘Do not lay your hand on the lad, or do anything to him; for now I know that you fear God, since you have not withheld your son, your only son, from me'”

3 comments

  1. Megan Epperson says:

    Great message, Brother Frank!

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