At the Altar - Part Three: "Abraham's Altars"

Scripture References:

Psalm 33:1-12

Genesis 12:5-8 

Genesis 13:3-34, 17-18

Worship Bulletin 09/25/16

Sermon Notes:

“Abraham’s Altars”

Part 3 of At the Altar Series

Genesis 12:5-8; 13:3-4, 17-18

September 25, 2016

 

Overview: There were four significant altars in the call of Abraham: Shechem, Bethel, the return to Bethel, Mamre at Hebron. 

 

Each altar served as an essential MARKER in Abraham’s journey of faith.    

 

1.   Shechem: The altar of PROMISE. – (Gen. 12:5-7)

 

2.   Bethel: The altar of INTIMACY with God. – (Gen. 12:8)

 

3.   Back to Bethel: The altar of no RETURN and restoration. – (Gen. 13:3-4)

 

Mamre: The altar of POSSESSION – claiming God’s promises. – (Gen. 13:17-18)