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 ...
If Abraham were alive today and he was told to kill Isaac (or Ishmael), should orthodox Christians praise his devotion to Jesus who told him to do it? Personally, I would allow myself to be ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...