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1

the patriarchs

-Abraham
-Issac
-Jacob

2

the covenant

the promise to Abraham and Sarah that they would be the ancestors of descendants that would number as many as the stars in the sky

3

who is Ishmael

Ishmael is Abraham's son with his servant girl Hagar, a result of Abraham not believing gods promise of a son, he then sends them both out into the desert to die

4

symbol of the covenant

circumcisions

5

sacrifice of Issac

God calls Abraham to take his son and sacrifice him, Abraham is obedient and takes issac there, Abraham continues with the sacrifice until the last moment an angel of God intervened and instructed Abraham not to kill Issac. in response, the angel declares his descendants will be as numerous as the stars and the sands of the seashore

6

Abraham death

120 years old

7

jacobs sons

12 sons became 12 tribes of Israel

8

why is covenant important

covenant is central to understanding the relationship between God and the people of Israel

9

expressions of the covenant

Noah
Abraham
David
Moses

10

Noah covenant

noah - god proposes stewardship of cretion and respect for human beings in return that the earth will not have a flood again

sign - rainbow

11

Abraham covenant

Abraham - descendants, if he moves to his own territory and moves to the land shown to him by god
DESCENDANTS AND LAND

sign - circumcision

12

Egypt

- Israelites with held captive as slaves in Egypt
- oppression of the Hebrews reached a highpoint where the pharaoh was executing male children
-Moses mother puts him on the river he ends up being adopted by the pharaohs daughter