Published on March 8, 2014
Leave his country Leave his kinsfolk Leave his father’s house
Make him a great nation Give him numerous descendants Make him a great name and a blessing to others
Land: God promised to give Abraham a vast amount of land, the boundaries of which are promised to make Abraham a great nation Kingdom: God promised to make Abraham a great nation Blessing: God promised that, in Abraham’s seed, all nations of the earth will be blessed
Abraham is a man of faith He believes and obeys even if, to him, promises seems unattainable
God wants to save the people of the world He gives people an opportunity to gain salvation Rite of circumcision Rite of initiation: Baptism (Christianity; Trinitarian Formula)
God call and blesses Abraham and he moves west into Canaan Abraham risks the promise of a son by taking Hagar to bear Ishmael Abraham shows his blessing by interceding for Sodom and Gomorrah God gives the blessing of a sin, Isaac, and sends Ishmael away Abraham sacrifice Isaac in Obedience to God
Descendants Promise of nation Sense of generativity
To sacrifice his only son, Isaac Silence of Abraham Obedience (less compliant) a) Promised son/child b) Descendants c) Sense of generativity (desire to be remembered)
Rising early (excitement) Wood + fire (willingness) Brought along companions (sense of security)
Angel • Symbolic for God’s intervention Abraham • Courageous, determined, confidence Reward • Fulfillment of promise
God calls certain individuals life the patriarchs to offer his saving plan for all God’s salvation is for free Our response to God’s salvation is faith God called Abraham to bring about salvation not only to his descendants, but for many Abraham is blessed to be called our father in faith
Abraham, father of the Jewish nation, is the great patriarch of Israel. Learn about the character of this man believers today call 'The Father of Us All.'
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God promised that Abraham would become the father of a great nation, receive a land, and bring blessing to all nations.