God’s Promises our Refuge
Introduction: You are here.
1. A Challenge to be Taken Seriously (vv1-8)
2. Encouragements for Believers in Difficult Times (vv9-20)
• Look to God’s character (v10)
• Look to the One who makes the promises (vv13-18)
• Look to those who have already walked the path of faith and patience and imitate their faith
The Abraham story: Faith tested (Gen 12:1-13,6-7; 13:14-17; 15:5; 16:6; 17:21; 22:15-18)
Abraham’s confidence (Rom 4:22): ‘…. he was fully persuaded that God had power to do what he said’.
Hebrews 11:17-19 ‘Abraham reasoned that God could raise the dead.’
• Look to Jesus our High Priest(vv19-20)