Living For The Land To Come

July 23, 2017 Speaker: Steve Thiel Series: Genesis

Topic: Genesis Passage: Genesis 22:20–23:20

Living For The Land To Come
Christ Proclamation Church
Genesis 22:20-23:20
Sunday, July 23, 2017

Sermon Theme: Abraham owning property in the Promise Land demonstrates his confidence that God will make good on His promises and provide; not only physical land, but a new heavens and new earth in which righteousness reigns.

I. Faith in Seed Promise – (Genesis 22:1-24)
    A. Reminder of Promises – (Gen. 12:1-3)
    B. Demonstration of Faith – (Gen. 22:1-19)
    C. Anticipation of Future – (Gen. 22:20-24)

II. Faith in Land Promise – (Genesis 23:1-20)
    A. Passing of Sarah – (vv.1-2, 19)
    B. Purchase of the Land – (vv.3-15)
        1. Abraham's a foreigner – (vv.3-4)
        2. Abraham's initial request – (vv.5-6)
        3. Abraham's second request – (vv.7-11)
        4. Abraham's third request – (vv.12-15)
    C. Possession of the Land – (vv.16-20; Heb. 11:8-10)
        1. Price Confirmed – (v.16)
        2. Purchase and sales agreement – (vv.17-18)
        3. Possession secured – (vv.19-20)

III. Faith of Fellow Foreigners – (Application)
    A. Reality of the Land to Come – (2 Peter 3:10-13)
    B. Challenge to Live for the Land to Come
    C. Indicators of Living for the Land to Come

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