Flashcards in Dig Site 8 Deck (19):
What did the word of the Lord say to Abram in a vision?
Do not be afraid; I am your shield; I am your very great reward.
Why did Abram not have to be afraid?
The Lord would be his shield and great reward.
Why did Abram think Eliezer would be Abram's heir?
Abram was childless.
Who was Eliezer?
What did Abram say would happen because he did not have a child?
A servant in my household will be my heir.
What did the Lord tell Abram to look at?
The stars in the sky
What did God say would be like the stars in the sky?
What did Abram ask the Lord about the land?
How can I know that I will gain possession of it?
What did the Lord ask Abram to bring?
a 3 year old heifer and goat; a 3 year old ram; a dove and a young pigeon.
What did Abram do with the animals and birds?
He cut the animals in two and arranged the halves opposite each other.
What did Abram not cut in half?
What would Abram's descendants be in the strange country?
strangers, mistreated, enslaved
What would happen to the nation that enslaved Abram's descendants?
They would be punished by God.
What would happen to Abram?
He would die in peace at a good old age.
What appeared when darkness had fallen?
a smoking firepot with a blazing torch
What was happening as the firepot and torch appeared and passed between the birds and pieces of animals?
The Lord was making a covenant with Abram.
How much land did the Lord promise to give Abram?
From the Wadi of Egypt to the great river, the Euphrates.
When did God make the covenant with Abram?
The day Abram had the vision about his descendants.