What did they do to help God?

Written by on June 16, 2021


Chapter 4 – The Process of Waiting

Workbook – Pondering Questions

Textbook: Created2Produce – Your Turning Point to Destiny by By Dr. Cassandra Scott

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  • What did they do to help God?


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  1. Angie Young   On   February 26, 2022 at 9:40 pm

    Abraham and Sarah tried to help by not waiting on God’s promise. They decided to move ahead of God by using Sarah’s handmaiden to conceive a child. They failed to wait on the manifestation of God’s promise.

  2. Gloria Johnson   On   August 10, 2021 at 7:14 pm

    5) What did they do to help God?
    • Went outside of God’s will and plan to produce Ishmael instead of waiting on God to fulfill His promise through Isaac

  3. Carmen Hebert   On   July 18, 2021 at 2:06 pm

    Nothing. They were helping themselves when Sarah offered her handmaiden to Abraham agreed. They threw a bolt in the fan causing it to malfunction. Ishmel was not the promise; he was a product of Abraham and Sarah not waiting well.

  4. Patricia Grimes Jones   On   July 16, 2021 at 12:47 pm

    What did they do to help God? Abraham going really believe because of his age and Sarah laughed because of her age and she went to her handmaiden to go and lay with her husband she did and because of her obedience God blessed her just as well.

  5. Victoria Caldwell   On   July 15, 2021 at 9:48 am

    Sarai decided to help God out by attempting to make the promise God gave to Abram happen themselves. She offered her handmade Hagar to her husband to bare a child for them. Abram agreed with his wife and went into Hagar. Hager later gave birth to Ishmael.

  6. Lisa Weatherspoon   On   July 6, 2021 at 10:12 pm

    I always thought that Ishmael came after the promise. Thus thinking that they got tired of waiting, aborted the process and took matters in their own hands producing an Ishmael and not the promised child. However, as I read it again, I see that Sarai gave her handmaid, Hagar to Abram in Chap 16 and the 1st promise didn’t come until Chap. 17 when it was revealed to Abram in a dream and then to Him again in Chap. 18 when the three men appeared and Sarah over heard. Therefore, I really don’t know what they did to help God besides laugh.

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