Abram's Home Analysis

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Firstly, Lord ordered Abram, “Go from your country and your kindred and your father’s house to the land that I will show you. I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you, and make your name great, so that you will be a blessing. I will bless those who bless you, and the one who curses you I will curse; and in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed” (Abraham Narrative). This is known by the Israelites as the covenant between Abram and the Lord. Abram obeyed Lord and started his journey towards Canaan, along side his wife, nephew Lot, and their few possessions. During this initial takeoff, Lord appeared to Abram and said, “This is the land where your offspring will rule” (Abraham Narrative). Abram responded to Lord’s comment by building an altar in the name of God. Shortly after, while living in Egypt, Abram lied …show more content…
“The Lord said, “Shall I hide from Abraham what I am about to do, seeing that Abraham shall become a great; no for I have chosen him” (Abraham Narrative) This quote is essential because it is the leading time, in this narrative, that I relate to Lord. This relation is because of his own questioning, of his own potential actions in concern with Abraham. It seems to me that by doing this, he reveals a characteristic about himself that is more humanistic than divine.
Next, we move to a well-known fragment within the story of Abraham. This is the story of impenitent sin, wickedness, and marvelous retribution inside the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah. This is my seventh short plot and begins with three visitors, who represented Lord in a form, came and explained that Sodom was very evil; Abraham pleaded with Lord for the city. They continued speaking about the evil and what is and is not acceptable until all agreed that the destruction of the evil cities would be the best solution to the response to their

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