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“Most high God emphasizes God’s strengnth and sovereignty, distinguishing Him form the gods of Canaan who were subject to the same weakness as their worshippers. 10. Why does Davis say that Genesis 15 is an “especially important” chapter? It’s especially important, for the apostle Paul built his case for justification by faith on it. 11. Abraham called God “Lord” because ______________________________ and he called God “Jehovah” because _____________________. He was his master, He had given him the covenant promises. 12. What was Abraham afraid of in Genesis 15? Primarily about a male heir to inherit his present possessions and, even more significantly, the future blessings promised by God. 13. How did God reaffirm Abraham’s faith? Reminding Abraham that He had “brought him out of Ur to make this land his inheritance. He promised him a seed as innumerable as the stars. 14. Explain the nature of true faith as revealed in Abraham’s encounter with God. The true nature of faith does not ignore natural processes, but it does recognize that God is superior to them all and can alter them to suit His purposes. 15. How is the covenant sealed between Abraham and God? Why is this important? By the customary practice of walking between the divided parts of animals, God was in a form of a “smoking furnace and a burning lamp”, walked. This was important because
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  • Spring '12
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  • Judaism, Book of Genesis, Yahweh

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