The LORD had said to Abram, "Go from your
country, your people and your father's household to
the land I will show you. 2 "I will make you into a
great nation, and I will bless you; I will make your
name great, and you will be a blessing.
3 I will bless those who bless you, and whoever curses
you I will curse; and all peoples on earth will be
blessed through you." 4 So Abram went, as
the LORD had told him; and Lot went with him.
Abram was seventy-five years old when he set out
Hebrews 11:8 By faith Abraham, when called to go
to a place he would later receive as his
inheritance, obeyed and went, even though he did
not know where he was going.
A. God will make the new nation great.
B. God will make Abraham's name great.
C. God will bless all who bless Abraham and curse the
one who curses Abraham.
D. God will bless all the nations of the world through
Abraham and the new nation. God will use the new
nation to reveal his heart and his plan to win us back.
Genesis 16: 1Now Sarai, Abram's wife, had borne
him no children. But she had an Egyptian
slave named Hagar; 2 so she said to Abram,
"The Lord has kept me from having children. Go,
sleep with my slave; perhaps I can build a family
through her." Abram agreed to what Sarai said.
Genesis 18:10 Then one of them said, "I will surely
return to you about this time next year, and Sarah
your wife will have a son. 11 "Now Sarah was
listening at the entrance to the tent, which was
behind him. Abraham and Sarah were already very
old, and Sarah was past the age of childbearing.
12 So Sarah laughed to herself as she thought, "After
I am worn out and my lord is old, will I now have
Genesis 22:2 Then God said, "Take your son, your
only son, whom you love – Isaac - and go to the
region of Moriah. Sacrifice him there as a burnt
offering on a mountain I will show you."