God had promised Abram offspring numbering greater than the stars in the sky. Abram’s wife Sarai was becoming inpatient waiting to have children through God’s blessing, so she took matters into her own hands. She asked her husband and her maid servant to produce a child. Things did not go well after that - big surprise. We see in the scriptures that follow the natural consequences of that sin. As humans, it is so easy to think we are in control and that we have better ideas than God.
Questions for further thought:
1. Describe a time you went against your parent’s guidance.
2. How did things turn out?
Challenge: Are you experiencing the natural consequences of your choices? Confess that to God and ask for forgiveness.
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