Encounters with God



As we continue in our series on man’s Encounters with God, this morning we’re going to consider “Abraham”. Some of the greatest stories of Faith found in the Bible are about Abraham’s Encounters with God. In this lesson we’re going to look at three of those Encounters.


God Calls Abraham


Ø God tells Abraham to go . . . – Genesis 12:1-3



Ø Abraham obeyed God and went – Genesis 12:4-9;  Hebrews 11:8-10



God Confides in Abraham


Ø God reveals His plans to Abraham – Genesis 18:1-21



Ø Abraham pleaded with God to be merciful – Genesis 18:22-33



God Checks Abraham’s Faith


Ø God told Abraham to sacrifice his son Isaac – Genesis 22:1-2



Ø Abraham trusted God and obeyed Him – Genesis 22:3-14;  Heb. 11:17-19



God Confers His Blessing on Abraham


Ø All Abraham’s descendants would be blessed – Genesis 22:5-19



Ø Abraham would become the Father of Faith – Romans 4:1-25