Standing on the Promises of God

Incomparable Christ

Hebrews 11: 17-22

TESTED Faith – v. 17-19

  • Tested – to test in order to prove character or faithfulness
    • A test is not a SOLICITATION to do evil – God never tempts us to
  • Your Only Son
    • Abraham was told to SACRIFICE his son, is unique son in whom the promises of God
  • The Lord will provide
    • Abraham trusted in the PROMISES of God and believed in the POWER of God
  • Moriah
    • On this same mountain, on a hill called Calvary, God the Father would sacrifice His unique Son, Jesus Christ, as payment for the sins of all mankind

BLESSED Faith – v. 20-21

  • Isaac TRUSTED in the promises of God when he blessed Jacob; Jacob trusted in the  of God when he blessed Ephraim and Manasseh

PROPHETIC Faith – v. 22

  • The secret of Joseph’s faith was a LIFETIME of trusting God
  • God is AMAZING and will do what He wills to do in the lives of those who TRUST Him – in the daily affairs of life and in the ‘big’ events of life

 

Matt Wethington