God’s Blessing by God’s Power
We’re told frequently to have hope for the future because we can do whatever we put ours minds to, but what happens when you come up against your flaws? Is there a hope beyond you? Here we see Abraham’s flaws reemerging, but the hope of God’s power fulfilling His promise remains.
Word Biblical Commentary Vol. 2, Genesis 16-50, Gordon Wenham
Genesis: Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries, Derek Kidner