Posts Tagged ‘Abraham’

TT – Review: The First 2000 Years (Genesis 1-25)

Friday, March 1st, 2013

We do a whirlwind review of the first 2000 years of history, represented in the first 25 chapters of Genesis, using our 12-point bible overview as a backbone.

TT – God Tests Abraham (Genesis 22:1-20)

Monday, November 12th, 2012

Abraham waits 25 years for God to give him a son. Now, 15 years or more after his son Isaac is born, God commands Abraham to offer Isaac as a sacrifice? How does Abraham respond?

Timeline of Truth – God Tells Abraham His Plans (Genesis 18:16-33)

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

God works with individuals like Abraham and Sarah. He also oversees all of humanity. In this passage, God begins to deal with the sin of Sodom & Gomorrah. God tells Abraham of His knowledge of the great sin of those cities. Abraham steps up and intercedes for those cities on behalf of the righteous people that might live in those cities. See what Abraham had to say…

Timeline of Truth – God Prophesies the Birth of a Son to Abraham & Sarah (Genesis 18:1-15)

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

Abraham knew. Apparently Sarah did not. How do you tell your childless 89-year-old wife that she will have a baby? Funny? Sarah thought so!

Timeline of Truth – God Renames Abram and Gives Him a Sign (Genesis 17:1-27)

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

Get this. Abram is NINETY-NINE YEARS old. God has promised to make him a father of many nations, among other things. As far as we know from the Bible, Abram hasn’t heard from God for 14 years (since around the time Ishmael was born). Abram is still waiting, living one day at a time, and God again appears with great news. Funny news…

Timeline of Truth – Abram Believes (Gen 15:1-6)

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

How was Abram (Abraham) saved in the Old Testament? By faith! We look at this key passage which is referred to in detail in the New Testament in several places. Salvation involves being fully persuaded that God can and will perform what He has promised.

Timeline of Truth: God Chooses Abram (Genesis 12:1-9)

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

God picks one man out of all the people in the world, and tells him to pack up and leave to a place God would show him later. And God plans to change the world through this man!

Timeline of Truth: Shem Through Abram (Genesis 11:10-32)

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

God connects Abram to Shem (who descended from Noah, who descended from Adam). We’re talking real people here! We look at the genealogy of Abram (eventually renamed Abraham by God). We also make some observations about length of life before and after the flood.