Theology Chapter 5: Abraham our Father Flashcards

Abram
Terms Definitions
Abram was a descendant of ___.
Shem
Who was Abrams father?
Terah
Abram and his father were?
Caravan Traders
Abram's family settled in ___.
Harah
At age ___, Abram is called by God.
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What 3 promises did God make to Abram?
1.) A great nation and land
2.) Kingship and a name
3.) A blessing for all nations
God wanted Abram to go to the land of ___.
Canaan
How did God and people swear to a promise?
Passing between a sacrafice
God promises that Abram's descendants will posses Canaan, but only after being delivered from a foreign land.
The foreign land is ___.
This was fulfilled with ___.
- Egypt
- Moses
Abram has relations with a hand maid, and they conceive a son named ___.
Ishmael
Ishmael is the father of?
Arabs
How many years after Ishmael did God come to Abram again?
13
God changes Abram's name to Abraham, which means?
"Father of Multitudes"
An eternal sign of God's covenant with Moses is?
Circumcision
Abraham and Sarah are visited by 3 strangers. Who are they? Where are they headed to?
-God and 2 angels
-Sodom and Gomorrah
Before destroying Sodom and Gomorrah, who is allowed to leave?
Lot and his family
What happens to Lot's wife?
She looks back and turns into a pillar of salt
What were the sins of the townspeople of Sodom and Gomorrah?
-Homosexual
-Rape
Sodom and Gomorrah is present day?
Dead Sea
Lot and his daughters went to the city of?
Zoar
Lot's daughters were both pregnant with his children. Who were their descendants, and who were their descendants enemies of?
-Moabites
-Ammonites

-Enemies of Israelites
Sarah has a son as God promised and his name was?
Isaac
God tells Abraham to take his son to the land of ___ and offer him as a sacrifice.
Moriah
Why does God test Abraham?
- It was a message that God did not want human sacrifices
- To test his faith
The mountains of Moriah are:
the hills around Jerusalem
What is so significant about the two peaks of Moriah?
- 1st peak is where the temple of Israel was built once they conquered Canaan

- 2nd peak is GOLGOTHA, which is where Jesus was crucified
How is Isaac a "type" of Jesus?
Isaac:
-Carried his wood
-Father offers son
-Submits fathers will

Jesus:
-Carries cross
-Father offers son
-Submits to fathers will.
Messenger from God. Pure in spirit.
Angel
Visible sign of God;s covenant with Abraham
Circumcision
Son of Abraham and Sarah; Not Abraham's first son, but only son born of Sarah
Isaac
Abraham;s son by Hagar, Sarah's servant. The founder of the Arab tribes
Ishmael
Abraham's nephew. He settled in the prosperous plains, leaving Abraham in the wilderness of the hill country
Lot
The mountains around Jerusalem where Abraham went to offer Isaac as a sacrafice
Moriah
Along with Gomorrah, one of the cities of the plain destroyed by God bc of wickedness. Lot had settled there but was warned by angels to flee.
Sodom
A city in the Plain of Shinar. The original home of abraham
Ur
The city surrounding the mountains of Moriah
Jerusalem
Abraham's father
Terah
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