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God calls Abram to Canaan

Abraham builds altars to God in Canaan.
Contributed by LUMO project
Story also available on our translated websites: Spanish, Portuguese
The Lord had said to Abram, ‘Go from your country, your people and your father’s household to the land I will show you.’ – Slide 1
‘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. I will bless those who bless you, and whoever curses you I will curse…’ – Slide 2
‘…and all peoples on earth will be blessed through you.’ – Slide 3
So Abram went, as the Lord had told him; and Lot went with him. Abram was seventy-five years old when he set out from Harran. – Slide 4
He took his wife Sarai, his nephew Lot, all the possessions they had accumulated and the people they had acquired in Harran, and they set out for the land of Canaan. – Slide 5
Abram travelled through the land as far as the site of the great tree of Moreh at Shechem. At that time the Canaanites were in the land. – Slide 6
The Lord appeared to Abram and said, ‘To your offspring I will give this land.’ – Slide 7
So he built an altar there to the Lord, who had appeared to him. – Slide 8
From there he went on toward the hills east of Bethel and pitched his tent, with Bethel on the west and Ai on the east. – Slide 9
There he built an altar to the Lord and called on the name of the Lord. – Slide 10
Then Abram set out and continued toward the Negev. – Slide 11
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