14. God Makes a Covenant with Abraham

“Now the LORD said to Abram, ‘Go from your country and your relatives and your father’s household to the land that I will show you. And I will make 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 […]

13. Abraham Called by God from Paganism to be a Blessing to the Nations

Abraham left Ur at about the same time that wandering tribes were entering what would eventually become Greece. For reference, this was about 1200 years before Homer wrote the Iliad and the Odyssey.1 

12. Abraham the Worshipper of Strange Idols

Ancient Apostacy Was Abraham an idol worshipper before he met God? The evidence seems to say yes to Abraham ‘s idolatry.

11. Abraham, the Father of Faith

The West considers Socrates the father of philosophy, just as the entire world regards Abraham as the father of faith. The three major monotheistic religions – Christianity, Judaism, and Islam – all claim Abraham as their forefather.1 

10. Discover Abraham’s Birthplace of the Ancient City of Ur

Let us now leave 5th century B.C. Athens, Greece and take a trip back in time 1600 years to the city of Ur in Mesopotamia. A distance of 1400 miles separates the two cities. We leave the mild Mediterranean climate and the sophisticated life of the Athenians with their stately marble temples and travel to […]