IT IS THROUGH ISAAC THAT YOUR OFFSPRING WILL BE RECKONED
Key Verse 21:12
But God said to him, "Do not be so distressed about the boy and your maidservant. Listen to whatever Sarah tells you, because it is through Isaac that your offspring will be reckoned.
Read V8-10. What happened on the day Isaac was weaned? What happened during the feast? What did Sarah tell Abraham to do?
Read V11-13. How did Abraham react? How did God counsel him? What promises did God give Abraham? What did Abraham do?
Read V14-21. Describe Hagar’s second encounter with the Lord. (cf. chapter 16) What does this event teach us about God?
Read V22-24. Why did Abimelech come to Abraham? What did he recognize about him? What request did Aimelech make?
Read V25-34. What complaint did Abraham make to Abimelech? How does this reveal Abraham’s changed attitude? How did Abraham take the initiative to be clear with Abimelech? What did he do after this event? (33) Why? What can we learn from Abraham?