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Unformatted text preview: Prophetic utterance regarding deliverance from Egypt-Covenant (17) o Abram is 99, Sarai in 90 o Name changes: Abraham, ancestor of a multitude Sarai to Sarah o Sign of Circumcision (acts as reminder of covenant) o Abraham laughed and pleaded for Ishmael o Lord: Covenant to be passed to son by Sarah Genesis 22:1-2-Abraham at 100 (25 year tension), child born and named Isaac (laughter)-God asks Abraham to go to Morai and offer his son, Isaac, on a mountain to be shown to him to be sacrificed.-Tension of command to promise o Will God of this covenant require him to sacrificed? o Will Abraham actually do it?-Abraham Test (22) o Climax in Abraham Narrative o Threat/Conflict o Test Gift or Gift Giver? (God of Covenant) o Name? The Lord will provide - Abraham becomes model for Trust in God...
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- Spring '08