By Derek Westmoreland
Senior Pastor, Hopewell Baptist Church, Savannah
God’s promise is fulfilled. It had been two years since the Lord promised a son to Abraham (Genesis 12:1-4, 21:5). After 13 years the Lord reminded Abraham that He had not forgotten His promise. Then 24 years after originally revealing to Abraham that he would have numerous descendants, God revealed that Sarah would give birth. In verse 1 we read that God’s promise came to pass just as He said it would 25 years before.
The birth of Isaac provides proof that we can trust God; we can take Him at His Word. Our God, the one true living God, is different from the false gods of other religions. Our God speaks and our God keeps His Word. He fulfills His promises. [Read more…]