“Wherefore she (Sarah) said unto Abraham, Cast out this bondwoman and her son (Ishmael): for the son of this bondwoman shall not be heir with my son, even with Isaac. 11 And the thing was very grievous in Abraham’s sight because of his son. 12 And God said unto Abraham, Let it not be grievous in thy sight because of the lad, and because of thy bondwoman; in all that Sarah hath said unto thee, hearken unto her voice; for in Isaac shall thy seed be called.” Genesis 21:10-12.
We must let go of our bondwoman and her son, our works we birthed in the flesh. Our denominations, ceremonies, feasts and festivals will not be heir with the Son of God in our hearts. Entire ministries have been birthed with the bondwoman in which the Lord did not ordain. As grievous as they may be, the bondwoman and her son must be cast out in order for the Holy Spirit to reign in our hearts and lives through our faith in Jesus and His finished work on Calvary’s Cross.
“And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell: but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD.” Joshua 24:15.
-Donna Clark Warren