Abraham And The Early Journey Of The Formation Of Israel

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Introduction
This world was created for a purpose. That purpose was to shine and reflect the majesty of the creator. Faith is having a confident attitude toward God, involving commitment to His will for one’s life and that His plans are for our best and flow from His love for us. As we read through the Old and New Testament of the bible we see how the men of God are described living by their faith.
1 Corinthians 13:13 (NKJV) ... 13 And now abide faith, hope, love, these three; but the greatest of these is love.
Body
Though we could look at many of the Bible accounts from Adam to Noah, Noah to Abraham, Abraham to David or David to Jesus, we will primarily focus on Abraham and the early journey of the formation of Israel. The same principles can be found in all of these periods. God’s promise to Abraham was he would become the father of many nations. Abraham‘s obedience to God allow him to experience the Love of God by trusting God at his word. When God asked Abraham to take Isaac his son, Genesis 22:2 (NKJV) ‘Then he said, “Take now your son your only son Isaac, whom you love and go to the land Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains of which I will tell you.”’ . Abraham obeyed God and while on the journey Isaac asked Abraham, where the Lamb was for the sacrifice Abraham answered God will provide and this is where you see Abraham’s faith in God. Works of obedience evidence this faith, which God actually identifies as righteousness. We see…
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