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God's covenant with Abram

God's promise of many offspring to Abram.
Contributed by LUMO project
Story also available on our translated websites: Spanish, Portuguese
After this, the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision: – Slide 1
‘Do not be afraid, Abram. I am your shield, your very great reward.’ – Slide 2
But Abram said, ‘Sovereign Lord, what can you give me since I remain childless and the one who will inherit my estate is Eliezer of Damascus?’ – Slide 3
And Abram said, ‘You have given me no children; so a servant in my household will be my heir.’ <br/>Then the word of the Lord came to him: ‘This man will not be your heir, but a son who is your own flesh and blood will be your heir.’ – Slide 4
He took him outside and said, ‘Look up at the sky and count the stars—if indeed you can count them.’ – Slide 5
Then He said to him, ‘So shall your offspring be.’ – Slide 6
Abram believed the Lord, and He credited it to him as righteousness. – Slide 7
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