The Blessing of God's Presence

September 3, 2017 Speaker: Steve Thiel Series: Genesis

Topic: Genesis Passage: Genesis 26:1–26:33

The Blessing of God's Presence
Christ Proclamation Church
Genesis 26:1-33
Sunday, September 3, 2017

Sermon Theme: Despite our unbelief and instinctive desire to trust our own efforts in the midst of trials, God not only protects us from the consequences of sin, He graciously provides His glorious presence and abundant blessing.

I. BLESSING PROMISED – (Gen. 26:1-16)
    A. Pattern Like Abraham – (26:1-5)
        1. Pattern of Famine in the Land
        2. Pattern of God’s Promises to Abraham
        3. Promise of God’s Presence and Blessing
    B. Promises Jeopardized by Isaac – (26:6-11)
        1. Reminder of Abraham – (vv.6-7)
        2. Rebuked by Abimelech – (vv.8-11)
    C. Promises Fulfilled by God – (26:12-16)

II. BLESSING REITERATED – (Gen. 26:17-25)
    A. Pattern Like Abraham – (26:17-22)
    B. Promises Reiterated to Isaac – (26:23-24)
        1. Promise of God’s Presence
        2. Promise of God’s Blessing
    C. Pattern of Worshipping God – (26:25)

III. BLESSING FULFILLED – (Gen. 26:26-33)
    A. God’s Presence – (26:26-28a)
    B. God’s Blessing – (26:28b-33)

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