and Sarah a son whom ….
and Sarah a son whom they named Isaac.
Abraham’s faith was in something bigger than himself- the one and only God. It is the object of our faith the makes all the di_erence. Hebrews 11:1 says, “Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see.” When we believe that God will fulfill his promises even though we don’t see those promises materializing yet, we demonstrate faith.
We need to ask the Lord for a strong faith in Him, not just faith in ourselves or our abilities or in others. We are nothing with Him. Faith is the conviction based on past experiences that God’s new and fresh surprises will surely be ours.
( Editor’s Note: Pastor Sifuentes is the pastor of the Assembly of God Church in Wolf Point. He and his wife, Martha, have been ministering in Wolf Point for 11 years, 10 years as lead pastors. Martha is a Spanish teacher at Wolf Point Jr/Sr. High School. They are former residents of Sidney.)