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Gospel images - Abraham

Scenes from the life of Abraham.
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Abram’s altar at Hebron. <br/>‘So Abram went to live near the great trees of Mamre at Hebron, where he pitched his tents. There he built an altar to the Lord’. <br/>Genesis 13:18 <br/>Full text: Genesis 13:1-18 – Slide 1
Melchizedek blesses Abram. <br/>Then Melchizedek, king of Salem, brought out bread and wine. He was priest of God Most High, and he blessed Abram, saying, Blessed be Abram by God Most High, Creator of heaven and earth. <br/>Genesis 14:18-19 <br/>Full text: Genesis 14:17-20 – Slide 2
Offspring promised to Abram. <br/>He took him outside and said, “Look up at the sky and count the stars—if indeed you can count them.” Then he said to him, “So shall your offspring be.” Abram believed the LORD, and he credited it to him as righteousness. <br/>Genesis 15:5-6 <br/>Full text: Genesis 15:1-6 – Slide 3
Birth of Isaac. <br/>And the LORD visited Sarah as he had said, and the LORD did unto Sarah as he had spoken. For Sarah conceived, and bore Abraham a son in his old age, at the set time of which God had spoken to him. And Abraham called the name of his son that was born unto him, whom Sarah bore to him, Isaac. <br/>Genesis 21:1-3 <br/>Full text: Genesis 21:1-7 – Slide 4
Abraham sacrifices Isaac. Then he reached out his hand and took the knife to slay his son. But the angel of the LORD called out to him from heaven, “Abraham! Abraham!” “Here I am,” he replied. <br/>Genesis 22:10-11 <br/>Full text: Genesis 22:1-14 – Slide 5
The ram on the mountains of Moriah. <br/>Abraham looked up and there in a thicket he saw a ram caught by its horns. He went over and took the ram and sacrificed it as a burnt offering instead of his son.  <br/>Genesis 22:13 <br/>Full text: Genesis 22:1-14 – Slide 6
Eliezer and Rebecca. <br/>And it came to pass, as the camels had done drinking, that the man took a golden earring of half a shekel weight, and two bracelets for her hands of ten shekels weight of gold. <br/>Genesis 24:22 <br/>Full text: Genesis 24:1-66 – Slide 7
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