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Ishmael People and Isaac Peopleseries: Preach It, Teach It Pastor Sermons
Whereas Isaac was entirely God’s doing, Ishmael was the result of Abraham’s doing. Where Isaac was a gift according to grace, Ishmael was a work of the flesh The contrast between self-reliance and God-dependence for our relational standing with Him These represent the 2 different ways of relating to God: law versus grace, flesh versus Spirit. Ishmael people see God as mere collaborator versus Isaac people who see God as sovereign, absolute and gracious giver.
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