In Philistia to find pasture for his flocks, Abraham, instead of fully trusting in God’s promise, allows king Abimelech to believe Sarah is his sister, not his wife.

God remains faithful, however, and does not allow harm to come to Sarah. We must not look down on Abraham’s failure, but rather recognize our own sinfulness and marvel at God’s goodness.


Shaun Bryant

Shaun has been Pastor at Grace Church in Modesto since late 1993. His journey to the fellowship took him through churches of various persuasions, during which time he became convinced of a call to the ministry and also of a Reformed view of the Scriptures. Shaun completed his studies for the ministry at Westminster Seminary in California. He is married with 3 children.

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