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Isaac is born and Ishmael departs

Abraham and Sarah have the son God promised.
Contributed by LUMO project
Now the Lord was gracious to Sarah as He had said, and the Lord did for Sarah what He had promised. – Slide 1
Sarah became pregnant and bore a son to Abraham in his old age, at the very time God had promised him. – Slide 2
Abraham gave the name Isaac (meaning 'he laughs') to the son Sarah bore him.  When his son Isaac was eight days old, Abraham circumcised him, as God commanded him. Abraham was a hundred years old when his son Isaac was born. – Slide 3
Sarah said, ‘God has brought me laughter, and everyone who hears about this will laugh with me.’ And she added, ‘Who would have said to Abra-ham that Sarah would nurse children? Yet I have borne him a son in his old age.’ – Slide 4
The child grew and was weaned, and on the day Isaac was weaned Abraham held a great feast. – Slide 5
But Sarah saw that the son whom Hagar the Egyptian had borne to Abraham was mocking. – Slide 6
She said to Abraham, ‘Get rid of that slave woman and her son, for that woman’s son will never share in the inheritance with my son Isaac.’ – Slide 7
The matter distressed Abraham greatly because it concerned his son. <br/>But God said to him, ‘Do not be so distressed about the boy and your slave woman. Listen to whatever Sarah tells you, because it is through Isaac that your offspring will be reckoned. I will make the son of the slave into a nation also, because he is your offspring.’ – Slide 8
Early the next morning Abraham took some food and a skin of water and gave them to Hagar. – Slide 9
He set them on her shoulders and then sent her off with the boy. – Slide 10
She went on her way and wandered in the Desert of Beersheba. – Slide 11
When the water in the skin was gone, she put the boy under one of the bushes. – Slide 12
Then she went off and sat down for she thought, ‘I cannot watch the boy die.’ And as she sat there, she began to sob. – Slide 13
God heard the boy crying, and the angel of God called to Hagar from heaven and said to her, ‘What is the matter, Hagar? Do not be afraid; God has heard the boy crying as he lies there. Lift the boy up and take him by the hand, for I will make him into a great nation.’ – Slide 14
Then God opened her eyes and she saw a well of water. – Slide 15
So she went and filled the skin with water and gave the boy a drink. – Slide 16
God was with the boy as he grew up. He lived in the desert and became an archer. While he was living in the Desert of Paran, his mother got a wife for him from Egypt. – Slide 17
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