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1/24 Faith Journey with no “destination” Now the LORD said to Abram, “Go from your country and you kindred and your father’s house to the land that I will show you…and so Abram went, as the LORD has told him; and Lot went with him. Abrahamic Covenant - Many offspring (people) – nation will come of Abraham - Nation with land (Place/Promise Land – “Canaan” – land of milk and honey) - Presence that protects (Bless those that bless you, harm those who harm you) - Blessing to all families of the world (purpose) Lot and Abram (caught in promise of god and reality of life – Chapter 11 Barren Wife) Split (13-14) Genesis (15) - Covenant (15) o Lord: Your “reward will be great.” o Lord’s Promise: Abram’s descendants will be numerous as the state o 15:6 “He Believed the Lord; and the Lord reckoned it to him as righteous.” o
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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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