1. Exposition

What was absent from Abram’s response?

Genesis 16:2 (ESV)

2 And Sarai said to Abram, “Behold now, the LORD has prevented me from bearing children. Go in to my servant; it may be that I shall obtain children by her.” And Abram listened to the voice of Sarai.

Abram didn’t respond to this proposal by referring to the promises that the Lord had given him.