So you think your family is the only one with problems? Maybe you have that crazy cousin, estranged aunt, or dark family history no one talks about. As much as you may feel alone, you’re not. Discover how some of the most dysfunctional families in the bible God used raise up an entire generation.
Sometimes it seems like everyone else’s family is picture perfect, while ours is struggling. But, in reality, every family has some level of dysfunction! In this chapter, you’ll look back at the family of Abraham, “The First Family of Faith,” to see how God worked in their lives, despite their flaws and complex relationships.
Many families feel the pressure to “keep up” appearances. Sometimes those expectations cause us to make unwise choices. In this chapter, you’ll learn about Abraham’s wife, Sarah—the choices she made, the disastrous results, and God’s redemption.
Have you ever felt misunderstood? Sarah’s maid Hagar certainly knew how it felt to be powerless, unseen, and ignored. In this chapter, you’ll discover the important but scandalous role Hagar played in “The First Family of Faith”! Hagar’s story is a valuable reminder that God sees and cares for each of us.
The birth of Abraham and Sarah’s son, Isaac was engulfed in drama. And the family trouble didn’t stop there! Isaac’s adult life included plenty of family dysfunction, as well. In this chapter, you’ll find out how God used this flawed family, “The First Family of Faith,” to accomplish great things.
When God promised Abraham that the whole world would be blessed through his family, he could never have imagined what God had planned! In this chapter, you’ll explore the genealogy of Jesus and how God kept His promise with the birth of Christ. It’s a helpful reminder that God’s plans are greater than we could ever imagine.