Mountaintops: Jehovah Jireh - Ryan Oakes
May 21, 2023 | Ryan Oakes
Faith’s mountain tops are often surrounded by hills and valleys
Genesis 12:1-3 (ESV)
Genesis 15:1-6 (ESV)
Abraham often remembered the promise, but forgot the Promise Keeper.
- Genesis 12:10-20
At the first sign of trouble, Abraham quickly takes his eyes off of God and onto himself.
- Genesis 16
Generally, Abraham trusted God, but when pushed, he ultimately decided God needed his help.
- Genesis 20
Fear often swayed Abraham towards old habits.
Genesis 22:1-3 (ESV)
Genesis 22:4-8 (ESV)
Hebrews 11:17-19 (ESV)
A tested faith in God pushes on, not knowing how or why or where or when, but knowing Who.
Genesis 22:9-14 (ESV)
In the end, we see that the God who tests is also the God who provides. The Tester is the Provider – both true of God, only understood by faith.
If God took _____ away, would He still be good?