Abram's Life

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  • Nov 1, 1100

    75th year of Abram's life.

    God sent Abram to leave Harran for Canaan. With him he took all his possesions.
    Abram took also his brother Lot. He also took his wife Sarai. He built an altar to God because his family was going to have the land in the future. He settled east of Bethel, built another altar, and was sent farther by God to Negev.
  • Nov 1, 1115

    Abram Lies

    There was a famine in Egypt. Before Abram and Sarai entered he asked her if she would pose as his sister. He knew if Pharaoh saw Sarai that he would want her because she was very beautiful. And he would be killed. God convinced the Pharaoh to believe Abram.
  • Nov 2, 1130

    Abram and Lot depart.

    Their cattle and herders were too much for them to stay together. Abram let Lot pick where he wanted to live and went the opposite way. Abram lived in Canaan. Lot chose to live in the plain of the Jordan near Sodom. God gave them all the land and let them choose which they wanted.
  • Nov 3, 1145

    Abram Recieves land

    God gave Abram a lot of land. Since he had all the land he walked on he settled near the great trees of Mamre at Hebron. He built an altar for the LORD. God provided Abram and his descendants land to live on.
  • Nov 2, 1160

    Abram Saves Lot

    Four kings seized all of the possesions of Sodom along with Abram's nephew, Lot was taken by the king of Salem. When Abram heard of this he gathered 318 trained men and went to Dan. In the night he divided his men to attack. He got back all the goods and Lot along with women and other people. God gave Abram all the resources he needed to save Lot.
  • Nov 2, 1175

    Abram Visited by Melchizedek

    After Abram rescued Lot he was visited by the king of Salem, Melchizedek. He was Preist of the God Most High. He blessed Abram by God. God worked through Melchizedek to bless Abram.
  • Nov 3, 1190

    God's Covenant

    After being visited by Melchezedek, Abram was visited by God. He came to Abram in a vision. He told him that as the number of the stars so will be his offspring. He said this because Abram didn't have any children to inherit the land God promised him. God told Abram that he was going to have offspring in the covenant.
  • Nov 4, 1205

    Maid Mischief

    Sarai had not given Abram any children. They both wanted children badly. Sarai told Abram to lay with Hagar, Saria's maidservant. He did as she told even though God promised him a child for him to inherit his land. God tested Abram and Sarai of their faith that they would have a child together.
  • Nov 4, 1220

    Hagar Flees

    Hagar became pregnant, and she started to despise Sarai. So Sarai began mistreating her. Because of this Hagar ran away from Sarai and Abram. Since Abram got Hagar pregnant she was in the way of Sarai and Abram. So God sent her away from them by Hagar and Sarai quarreling.
  • Nov 4, 1235

    Hagar Visited and Ishmael's Birth

    Hagar was visited by an angel of the Lord near a spring in the desert. She was told she was going to have a son and was to name him Ishmael. Hagar did have a son, did name him Ishmael, and gave Abram a son at 86. God promised, through an angel that Hagar's son would be head of a great nation.
  • Nov 4, 1250

    Abram and God Again

    God came to Abram and talked with him. Abram fell down on his face in the sight of God. God comfirmed his covenant and told Abram he will greatly increase in number. God talked with Abram and reminded him of their covenant.
  • Nov 6, 1265

    Abram to Abraham

    While God was still visiting Abaram He told him that he will be a father of many nations. He also told him he will no longer be known as Abram,but Abraham. God said He will make him fruitfull and he will bear many kings. God changed Abram's name and life by telling him he will father a great nation.
  • Nov 6, 1280

    Abraham, God, and the Covenant of OOOWWWW

    God made another covenant with Abraham. That Abraham and all his descendants for generations. It was that every male has to be cercumsised. God told Abraham that as a sign of their covenant.
  • Nov 6, 1295

    Sarah and a Son

    God told Abraham that Sarai will be called Sarah. And that she will give him a son. That she will be the mother of great nations. Abraham laughed because Sarah was 90, too old for children. God told Abraham that Sarai, now Sarah will bith him a child even in her old age.
  • Period:
    Nov 3, 1100
    Nov 3, 1300

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