Scott Palmer - Getting Ahead of God - Adventures in Faith - Part 5

October 29, 2023

Getting Ahead of God
Adventures in Faith- Part 5
Genesis 16 
October 29, 2023

“He treated Abram well because of her, and Abram acquired flocks and herds, male and female donkeys, male and female slaves, and camels.”  Genesis 12: 16 (CSB)

1.   A VERY ____________________________. (1-4)

“But because sexual immorality is so common, each man should have sexual relations with his own wife, and each woman should have sexual relations with her own husband.” I Corinthians 7: 2 (CSB)

 Principle: Sin ____________ a problem in the Christians life.

“For I know that nothing good lives in me, that is, in my flesh. For the desire to do what is good is with me, but there is no ability to do it. 19 For I do not do the good that I want to do, but I practice the evil that I do not want to do. 20 Now if I do what I do not want, I am no longer the one that does it, but it is the sin that lives in me” Romans 7: 18-20 (CSB)

2.   SIN ________________ HAS CONSEQUENCES. (5-6)

“But if you will not do so, behold, you have sinned against the Lord, and be sure your sin will find you out.” Numbers 23: 32 (ESV)

“Do not be deceived: God is not mocked, for whatever one sows, that will he also reap.” Galatians 6: 7 (ESV))

Principle: Spiritual maturity requires taking _______________ responsibility for my sin.

“For I am conscious of my rebellion, and my sin is always before me. Against you—you alone—I have sinned and done this evil in your sight. So you are right when you pass sentence; you are blameless when you judge.” Psalm 51: 3-4 (CSB)

 3.   A _________________ OF GRACE. (7-12)

“So she named the Lord who spoke to her: “You are El-roi,”for she said, “In this place, have I actually seen the one who sees me?” Genesis 16: 13 (CSB)

Principle: Waiting is a call to ________________ confession and repentance.

“You will call to Me and come and pray to Me, and I will listen to you. You will seek Me and find Me when you search for Me with all your heart. I will be found by you…” Jeremiah 29: 12-14a (CSB)