Most people don’t think of Abraham as a ______ father.
Terah, the father of Abraham and the father of Nahor served other ______. (Joshua 24:2)
The call of Abraham is inexorably linked with this idea of ______________.
Fatherhood starts with God
God was a _________ first before he was a creator of things.
God was the one that did the calling here. Abraham just _________.
By Faith, Abraham Obeyed
God calls us to ____________ ___________.
Abraham’s Fatherhood was centered on God
God is our God, not our _________ or ____________.
Abraham had a long-term plan for the future of his family
The best gift that you can give your family is to ___________ living for God and __________ them about God.
Faith is an example to our family
Sarah’s faith in the ________ of God, His character in being to keep His promises gave her the ability to conceive.
Father Abraham Had Many Sons…
Through the father-son relationship between Abraham and Isaac, the Bible first uses the word ________ .
In this relationship that we most clearly see a picture of ____________ in the life of Abraham.
Nation of Israel
God made Israel a people through His ___________ and ___________ with Abraham and his descendants
All of Us
Because we’re ____________ descendants of Abraham, we can look at the Old Testament as well as New Testament in a very ____________ way.
Most importantly: Messiah
In ___________, God fulfilled His promise to Abraham over and above anything that Abraham could have imagined.
Do you think right now, that Abraham’s more proud of being the Father of __________, or the Father of ___________?!
Greatest Struggle; Greatest Blessing
It was through fatherhood that Abraham’s greatest __________ came and his greatest ______________ were realized.