Descendants – children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, so on
Bless – bring good on or speak good to
Curse – bring evil on or speak evil to
Acquired – received, got
Sacred – kept special for God
Holy – set apart for God
Altar – table where sacrifices are offered
Famine – long period of time without food
Assume – think without being told
Wicked – full of sin
Specks – tiny pieces
- What do you think about Abram?
- Would like or dislike him? Why?
- What did God ask Abram to do?
- What promises did God give to Abram?
- How did Abram show he trusted God? What did that trust cost him?
- How do Abram’s actions in Egypt show a lack of faith? What are the consequences?
- What do you think Abram learned from his time in Egypt?
- What were the problems between Abram and Lot? How did Abram fix them?
- What do his actions show about his character and priorities?
- What promises did God repeat after Lot left?
The rest of Abram’s story shows his belief and trust in God. Many nations and people descended from Abram, including Jesus Christ.