The Patriarch 1. Patriarch- Founding father of a group of families. II. Abraham A.
The Patriarch 2. Matriarch- a founding mother of a group of families. II. Abraham A.
The Patriarch 3. Abraham is the patriarch of three world religions. Christianity Judaism Islam II. Abraham A.
Covenants 1. Covenant- an agreement between God and God’s people. Blessed if you keep them, cursed if you don’t. II. Abraham B.
Covenants 2. Abraham and God make a covenant- Abraham will be the patriarch of Israel, and God will be their God. II. Abraham B.
Covenants 3. Abraham’s people also will get Canaan, a piece of land that is Israel today. II. Abraham B.
Father of Faith 1. Faith- a virtue from God that helps us believe in God and accept what God reveals. Abraham is famous for his faith. II. Abraham C.
Covenant with God II. Abraham D. StoryWhat HappensWhat is agreed to?Rate Abraham’s Faith (1-5) God makes a covenant with Abram Gen 15: 1-21 Hagar and Ishmael Gen 16: 1-15 Changing their Names Gen 17: 1-22 Promise to Sarah Gen 18: 1-15 Sodom and Gomorrah Gen 18: 16-33 Gen 19: 23-26