Handling Trials Biblically
8 August 2021 PM – Genesis 22 – Gen2021 – Scott Childs
Introduction: Read Genesis 22:1-14. Most trials that we face just come upon us unexpectedly. It may be the death of a loved one, an accident, a sickness, a disaster, a wayward child, a financial crisis or even a persecution. Abraham’s trial was perhaps harder than any we will ever face because God told him to offer his only son as a burnt sacrifice. I cannot imagine the agony he must have endured. God does not mention Sarah or her feelings during this episode.
As the Lord would have it, there are several similarities between Handling Trials Biblically and Getting Direction from God Proverbs 3:5-6.
Transition: As we examine how Abraham handled this huge trial, we learn four actions we must take in order to Handle Trials Biblically.
The first action we must take to handle trials biblically is to …
Trust God’s Wisdom