Abraham’s Faith

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I. Abram’s Obedience

II. Abram’s Lie

III. Not Enough for Two

IV. God’s Covenant

V. The Handmaid

VI. From Abram to Abraham, Sarai to Sarah

VII. The Lord Appeared

VIII. Sodom and Gomorrah

IX. Abraham’s Faith

Abram’s Obedience

Now, the Lord Jehovah came to Abram, the son of Terah and said, “Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father’s house, unto the land that I will show thee: and I will make of thee a great nation” ( ). At this Abram never doubted what the Lord said to him, he didn’t even question it, or ask how can this be. You see Abram’s wife Sarai was barren and could bear no off springs. Abram only knew the Lord had given him directions to follow, so he gathered all his things, his wife Sarai, his nephew Lot (his brothers son), his live stock and all that belonged to him, his wife or his nephew and began his journey from the land of Haran. He took everything he owned, his wife Sarai and his nephew Lot. He took all that they had gathered and went forth into the land of Canaan as the Lord had directed him to. As He journeyed Abram passed through many lands of the Shechem, the Moreh and Canaanites. As Abram came into the land of the Canaanites the Lord again appeared to him saying, “Unto thy seed will I give this land” ( ). Abram knowing his wife Sarai was baron never questioned the Lord or even second guessed what the Lord told him, he only followed his instructions.

Abram’s Lie

After the Lord had come to Abram a second time he built an alter, to worshiped the Lord. He then continued his journey until a famine came upon the land forcing him to journey down into Egypt ( ). Now, Abram knew Sarai was a beautiful woman and fearing for his life told her if anyone asked she was his sister and not his wife. By saying this Abram felt he could prevent any Egyptian from killing him to take Sarai for themselves,...