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Abraham and the history of nations

   God called Abraham out of his father’s house ‘to a land that I will give thee (Ge.12:1)’. When God would allow him take possession of it was not specified. The time was determined by God and not by his … Continue reading

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Heroes of Faith: Abraham and Moses

  How is a hero of faith made? God looks into hearts and his Wisdom and Powers choose always the man most fit for it. God had found David, the son of Jesse a man after his own heart (1 … Continue reading

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Abraham and Lot- free will

God had called out Abraham and he departed Haran trusting in God and it was counted as righteousness unto him. He was strong in faith and he became the friend of God on account of his faith. Lot, his nephew … Continue reading

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The Hagar Episode: free will and predestination explained

Predestination of God is set in human interactions where human responses to their circumstances are not excluded but allowed expression. A good example we have of this in the manner Sarai gave Hagar to Abraham. Obviously Sarah and Abraham did … Continue reading

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Glory of God (conclusion)

Whenever we discuss God, we need understand that there is a clear distinction between Holiness and Glory . His Name has a specific gravity that is Absolute. It is what his holiness signifies. “Holy is his name (Lk.1:49)”. In order … Continue reading

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Significance of Sacrifice (Ge.15:9-14)

Significance of sacrifice is not in the things sacrificed but for what. It sets a basis between God and man. Noah offered burnt offerings on the altar during which Noah stood between the members of the family and God to … Continue reading

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Sacrifice of Abraham: Ram or Lamb of God?

“And it came to pass…that God did tempt Abraham”(Ge.22:1-19). In demanding Abraham to sacrifice Isaac we have a passage, which at the surface sounds very contradictory. God does not tempt man of which we have this verse, “Let no man … Continue reading

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