Metaphysical meaning of Sarah (mbd)
Sarah (in A. V., Hebrews 11:11, Sara), sa'-rah (Heb.)--princess; noble woman; noble lady.
Meta. The soul, the affectional, emotional part of the man. It is the daughter of the king (princess) and should never be allowed to unite in any way with matter or with material conditions. When Abraham, not in divine understanding, was drawn down into the vital processes of the organism for recuperation, he allowed his loves, affections, and emotions (Sarah) to become united with the ruling states of consciousness there, and brought plagues upon the house of Pharaoh in consequence (Gen. 12:11-19).
It is right and proper to recognize the vital center in the organism, which is the generative or sex center, as having a place in the divine economy; but man should never become involved in the mere animal processes of life generation, of which a coarse form of animal sensation is one phase. This is what brings the plagues of Egypt (disease) upon the human family.
Metaphysicians who are regenerating their bodies through the concentrated power of their I AM word should heed this lesson, and when quickening, cleansing, and readjusting the cells at this life center they should not forget to declare silently the Truth of Spirit. The following is a good affirmation to make: "The sensation of the flesh cannot hold my love. My love is the daughter of God, and we are joined to purity and pure desire in our Father's house." Thus shall they escape the plagues of Egypt and the rebuke of Pharaoh: "What is this that thou hast done unto me? why didst thou not tell me that she was thy wife?"
Sarai's name was changed to Sarah (princess). In spiritual symbology woman represents the soul, or intuitive phase of man. Sarah is the spiritual soul. Abraham did not doubt God's promise, but he felt it necessary that he help to bring it about in his own way instead of abiding God's time. So he took Sarah's maid, Hagar, and had a son by her. Hagar represents the natural soul, and God would not recognize as the heir the fruit of the union with the natural will and affection.
There is a very important lesson in this for every one who is growing in faith and seeking to bring forth the fruits of Spirit. No real spiritual demonstration is made unless the divine law is recognized and obeyed. If we try to demonstrate Truth through our personal will and effort, we shall find that we have fallen short.