Bible Text: Gebesis 12-13 | Preacher: Pastor Stewart White | Series: Genesis |
[Gen 12:1 NASB]
Now the LORD said to Abram, "Go forth from your country, And from your relatives And from your father's house, To the land which I will show you;
[Gen 12:2 NASB]
And I will make you a great nation, And I will bless you, And make your name great; And so you shall be a blessing;
[Gen 12:3 NASB]
And I will bless those who bless you, And the one who curses you I will curse. And in you all the families of the earth will be blessed."
[Gen 12:4 NASB]
So Abram went forth as the LORD had spoken to him; and Lot went with him. Now Abram was seventy-five years old when he departed from Haran.
[Gen 12:5 NASB]
Abram took Sarai his wife and Lot his nephew, and all their possessions which they had accumulated, and the persons which they had acquired in Haran, and they set out for the land of Canaan; thus they came to the land of Canaan.
[Gen 12:6 NASB]
Abram passed through the land as far as the site of Shechem, to the oak of Moreh. Now the Canaanite [was] then in the land.
[Gen 12:7 NASB]
The LORD appeared to Abram and said, "To your descendants I will give this land." So he built an altar there to the LORD who had appeared to him.