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Genesis overview - Part 2 - Abraham

Genesis 10-23
An overview of Genesis chapters 10-23:  Abraham
Contributed by Marian van der Kruijt
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Genesis 10: <br/>A list of the nations descending from Noah and his sons. – Slide 1
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Genesis 11: <br/>People build the tower of Babel but God confuses their language.  There is also a list of the generations from Shem to Abram. – Slide 2
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Genesis 12: <br/>God calls Abram to leave Ur and go to Canaan and he obeys. When facing famine he goes to Egypt but returns. – Slide 3
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Genesis 13: <br/>Abram and Lot do not have enough pasture to share so they go their different ways. – Slide 4
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Genesis 14: <br/>Lot is captures and then rescued by Abram. Melchizedek blesses Abram. – Slide 5
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Genesis 15: <br/>God promises Abram he will be the father of a great nation whose numbers, like the stars, will be too many to count. God makes a covenant with Abram that his descendants will live in the land He promised them. – Slide 6
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Genesis 16: <br/>Abram’s wife Sarai encourages Abram to have a child with her servant Hagar. But when Hagar becomes pregnant Sarai mistreats her and she flees. God rescues Hagar and she gives birth to Ishamael. – Slide 7
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Genesis 17: <br/>God changes Abram’s name to Abraham and repeats His promise to give him a son and make him the father of a great nation. – Slide 8
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Genesis 18: <br/>Abraham entertains three ‘strangers’ who tell him that within a year he will have a son by his wife. Sarai, now named Sarah, laughs. The strangers tell Abraham that God is sending judgement on Sodom and Gomorrah where Lot now lives. Abraham pleads for God to show mercy. – Slide 9
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Genesis 19: <br/>The ‘strangers’ protect Lot and his family and they flee from Sodom to escape God’s judgement. Lot’s wife looks back and is engulfed by salt. Lot becomes the father of his descendants who become the Moabite and Ammonites. – Slide 10
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Genesis 20: <br/>Abraham lies about Sarah and Abimelek takes her as his wife. But God immediately intervenes to stop this and restore Sarah to Abraham. – Slide 11
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Genesis 21: <br/>Abraham and Sarah have a son named Isaac. Hagar and Ismael flee and God rescues them from death. Abraham and Abimelek made an agreement at Beersheba. – Slide 12
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Genesis 22: <br/>God tests Abraham’s faith by asking him to sacrifice Isaac and then intervening to provide a ram. – Slide 13
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Genesis 23: <br/>Sarah dies and is buried in a cave on land Abraham has purchased from the Hittites. – Slide 14
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