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Abrahams Covenant with God Abraham takes a great leap of faith with God. Abraham leaves behind everything to fulfill his covenant with God. Now the LORD said to Abram, “Go from your country and your kindred and your father's house to the land that I will show you. 2 And 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. 3 I will bless those who bless you, and him who dishonors you I will curse, and in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed.” (Genesis 12, 1-3). Abraham and God are entering into a covenant together, God is promising these things to Abraham and in return Abraham is promising his faith to God. God proves to Abraham that he will protect him, in Genesis 12, 17-20; 17 But the LORD afflicted Pharaoh and his house with great plagues because of Sarai, Abram's wife. 18 So Pharaoh called Abram and said, “What is this you have done to me? Why did you not tell me that she was your wife? 19 Why did you say, ‘She is my sister,’ so that I took her for my wife? Now then, here is your wife; take her, and go.” 20 And Pharaoh gave men orders concerning him, and they sent him away with his wife and all that he had. God is proving to Abraham that they are in this covenant together, God inflicted hardship onto the Pharaoh who had taken Abrahams wife as his own. Abraham’s wife was returned to him after the hardship God had placed on the Pharaoh. God reinforces his covenant with Abraham; Genesis 15, 18-21; 18 On that day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, “To your offspring I give[c] this land, from the river of Egypt to the great river, the river Euphrates, 19 the land of the Kenites, the Kenizzites, the Kadmonites, 20 the Hittites, the Perizzites, the Rephaim, 21 the Amorites, the Canaanites, the Girgashites and the Jebusites.” Once again, God is laying out his promises to Abraham in…...

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