Tag Archives: Abram

Genesis 17 – Circumcision and Promises

In Genesis 17, Abram’s name is changed to Abraham because

I have made you a father of many nations

God makes a promise to Abraham, promising a land and a people. Multiple peoples, in fact. God also introduces circumcision, to be a sign of the covenant made between God and Abraham. So if you’ve ever wondered why circumcision was initially conceived of, now you know! Continue reading

Genesis 16

Sorry I haven’t posted in a while, I’ve just been lazy :/ Terrible, I know. But here we go, Genesis 16

The story of how Abram bore a son by his wife’s slave.

Sarai his wife took her Egyptian slave Hagar and gave her to her husband to be his wife. 4 He slept with Hagar, and she conceived. Continue reading

Genesis 15

Really interesting chapter! Well. They all have been so far. The bible is just so full of amazing things :)

This is the chapter where God gives Abram the famous promise that his offspring will be as uncountable as the stars. Continue reading