• God comes to Abram at night after he has been waiting beside his sacrifice all day. Abram falls into a deep sleep, like a trance, and a terrible darkness comes that will not only cause Abram to fear God, but to have an idea of the darkness that his descendants will be in one day in Egypt. God prophesies to […]

  • The thing that troubles Abram the most is that he has no child. He pours out his trouble to the Lord. Many around him have children, but God has not given him any children. Sometimes God withholds comforts and blessings from those He loves, even while giving them to others. Abram is growing very old, and it is unlikely that […]

  • The king of Sodom is so thankful to Abram for rescuing him and his people that he offers everything they own to Abram. This must have been a very tempting offer. At the very least, Abram could take some of what they own for himself as payment. But Abram generously refuses to take even one item. He has made a […]