In the comments to this answer to the question of why Abraham lied to Pharaoh about his relationship with Sarah, the following question which I am about to pose, appeared: Was the marriage between ...
I would briefly reconstruct from Genesis, the circumstances leading to this change in names. In the very beginning of His conversation with Abram, God says to Abram: Gen: 12:2 (NET) Then I ...
This was produced in the 15th century by Andrei Rublev's icon of the Trinity, a highly regarded Russian orthodox artist: It interprets the three men of Genesis 18 as being physical visitations of ...
If Jesus brought everlasting life and Abraham died before the coming of Jesus (and in fact before Judaism), would we therefore expect to see Abraham in heaven? What passages in the bible direct us to ...
It is generally accepted that Abraham lived 175 years. However, the dates when he lived are rather fuzzy and hotly debated. When was he alive and what reasons would you give for your conclusion? ...
In Paul's letter to the Galatians, he talks about (among other things) how God's promise to Abraham was fulfilled in Christ. Galatians 3:16 reads (in the NRSV; other translations may say "seed", ...
Is there a biblical, or otherwise extra-biblical, explanation of how the nation of Israel came to be known as Israel instead of Abraham? I know you could make cases for arguing that it makes more ...
The story of Abraham is talking about a man, who is punished by God to victimize his son, to prove his faith (Gen 22:1–19). Abraham decides to follow his God by killing his own son. But at the last ...
Luke 16: 27 “He answered, ‘Then I beg you, father, send Lazarus to my family, 28 for I have five brothers. Let him warn them, so that they will not also come to this place of torment.’ Who ...
How is the contradiction explained between 2 Chronicles 28:3 and Genesis 22:2 in the protestant tradition? Genesis 22:2 NIV Then God said, “Take your son, your only son, whom you love—Isaac—and ...