| › 1 - THE HOLE OF THE PIT - "The God of glory appeared unto our father Abraham, when he was in Mesopotamia, before he dwelt in Charran; and said unto him, Get thee out of thy cou ...read|
| › 2 - THE DIVINE SUMMONS - "Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father's house, unto the land that I will show thee: and I will make of thee a great ...read|
| › 3 - "HE OBEYED" - "By faith Abraham, when he was called to go out into a place which he should after receive for an inheritance, obeyed." -- Hebrews 11:8.
Ah, how mu ...read|
| › 4 - THE FIRST OF THE PILGRIM FATHERS - Genesis 12:4-9
"Abram departed" (Verse 4).
"Abram passed through" (Verse 6).
"Abram went forth" (Verse 5).
"Abram removed" (Verse 8).
| › 5 - GONE DOWN INTO EGYPT - "Abram went down into Egypt to sojourn there; for the famine was grievous in the land [of Canaan]." -- Genesis 12:10.
The path of the separated man ...read|
| › 6 - SEPARATED FROM LOT - "Is not the whole land before thee? Separate thyself, I pray thee, from me. If thou wilt take the left hand, then I will go to the right; or, if thou ...read|
| › 7 - THE TWO PATHS - "Is not the whole land before thee? Separate thyself, I pray thee, from me." -- Genesis 13:9.
Abraham and Lot stood together on the heights of Beth ...read|
| › 8 - REFRESHMENT BETWEEN THE BATTLES - "Four kings with five." -- Genesis 14:9.
The strife recorded in Genesis 14 was no mere border foray. It was an expedition for chastisement and conq ...read|
| › 9 - MELCHIZEDEC - "This Melchizedec, King of Salem, priest of the Most High God." -- Hebrews 7:1.
Christ is here! The passage is fragrant with the ointment of His na ...read|
| › 10 - THE FIRMNESS OF ABRAHAM'S FAITH - "He staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief; but was strong in faith, giving glory to God." -- Romans 4:20.
In this chapter (Genesis 1 ...read|
| › 11 - WATCHING WITH GOD - (GENESIS 15:7)
"The vision is yet for an appointed time, but at the end it shall speak, and not lie. Though it tarry, wait for it; because it will ...read|
| › 12 - HAGAR, THE SLAVE GIRL - "Now Sarai, Abram's wife, had a handmaid, an Egyptian, whose name was Hagar." -- Genesis 16:1.
We none of us know all that is involved when we tear ...read|
| › 13 - "BE THOU PERFECT!" - "I am the Almighty God: walk before Me, and be thou perfect." -- Genesis 17:1.
Thirteen long years passed slowly on after the return of Hagar to Ab ...read|
| › 14 - THE SIGN OF THE COVENANT - "I will make My covenant between Me and thee, and will multiply thee exceedingly." -- Genesis 17:2.
Three times over in Scripture Abraham is called ...read|
| › 15 - THE DIVINE GUEST - "The LORD appeared unto Abraham in the plains of Mamre." -- Genesis 18:1.
When, in the course of some royal progress, a Sovereign deigns to sojourn ...read|
| › 16 - PLEADING FOR SODOM - "And Abraham stood yet before the Lord; and Abraham drew near." -- Genesis 18:22-23.
As the day wore on, Abraham's mysterious guests went off acros ...read|
| › 17 - ANGEL WORK IN A BAD TOWN - (GENESIS 19)
The waters of the Dead Sea ripple over a part of the site where once stood the cities of the plain, with their busy stir of life, and ...read|
| › 18 - A BIT OF THE OLD NATURE - "Then Abimelech called Abraham, and said unto him, What hast thou done unto us? and what have I offended thee, and thou hast brought on me and on my k ...read|
| › 19 - HAGAR AND ISHMAEL CAST OUT - "Cast out this bondwoman and her son: for the son of this bondwoman shall not be heir... with Isaac." -- Genesis 21:10.
Even though we were hearing ...read|
| › 20 - A QUIET RESTING PLACE - "And Abraham planted a grove in Beersheba, and called there on the name of the Lord, the everlasting God: and Abraham sojourned in the Philistines' la ...read|
| › 21 - THE GREATEST TRIAL OF ALL - "Take now thy son, thine only son Isaac, whom thou lovest; and offer him for a burnt offering." -- Genesis 22:2.
So long as men live in the world, ...read|
| › 22 - MACHPELAH, AND ITS FIRST TENANT - "Give me a possession of a burying-place with you; that I may bury my dead out of my sight." -- Genesis 23:4.
"And Abraham buried Sarah, his wife, ...read|
| › 23 - THE SOUL'S ANSWER TO THE DIVINE SUMMONS - "I will go!" -- Genesis 24:58.
Carry back your mind for thirty-seven centuries. The loft light of an Oriental sunset falls gently on the fertile gr ...read|
| › 24 - GATHERED TO HIS PEOPLE - "These are the days of the years of Abraham's life which he lived; an hundred, threescore, and fifteen years. Then Abraham gave up the ghost, and died ...read|