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“Even as Sara obeyed Abraham, calling him lord: whose daughters ye are, as long as ye do well, and are not afraid with any amazement.” I Peter 3:6 Daughters of Sarah, we have come to the end of the week.  I hope that you have enjoyed reading the entries for the last few days as much as I have enjoyed writing them.  We have looked at the life of a great lady in the Word of God and examined some of her thoughts and feelings. There are still depths that we did not get into but hopefully, we have learned…

“And the LORD visited Sarah as he had said, and the LORD did unto Sarah as he had spoken.  For Sarah conceived, and bare Abraham a son in his old age, at the set time of which God had spoken to him. And Abraham called the name of his son that was born unto him, whom Sarah bare to him, Isaac.” Genesis 21:1-3 What great rejoicing there must have been when Isaac was born.  Sarah was now ninety years old, but I am sure she felt blessed beyond measure when she held that little boy in her arms.  We can…

“And Sarai said unto Abram, Behold now, the LORD hath restrained me from bearing: I pray thee, go in unto my maid; it may be that I may obtain children by her. And Abram hearkened to the voice of Sarai.” Genesis 16:2 As Sarah reached her mid-seventies, her faith was probably growing weak at times.  Waiting this long for a promise to be fulfilled had to be very disheartening. What she lacked now was not endurance but trust in God.  She made a decision that would affect her rights and privileges as a wife.  She instructed Abraham that she wanted…