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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