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After these things the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision: “Fear not, Abram, I am your shield; your reward shall be very great.” But Abram said, “O Lord God, what will you give me, for I continue childless, and the heir of my house is Eliezer of Damascus?” And Abram said, “Behold, you have given me no offspring, and a member of my household will be my heir.” And behold, the word of the Lord came to him: “This man shall not be your heir; your very own son shall be your heir.” And he brought him outside and said, “Look toward heaven, and number the stars, if you are able to number them.” Then he said to him, “So shall your offspring be.” And he believed the Lord, and he counted it to him as righteousness. 497 more words

Don't Pitch Your Tent In Sodom (Genesis 13, 14 & 19)

At this time in history, Abraham’s servants started to fight with Lot’s servants because the land was not enough for their cattle being herdsmen. Abraham therefore called Lot, his nephew and insisted to him that they must separate so the fighting could stop. 508 more words


Speak Lord: God, on our side...

With the second reading the logic of the Liturgy of the Word for the Second Sunday of Lent starts to reveal itself.

The first reading retold the story of the testing of Abraham. 224 more words

Catholic Faith

Third Sunday in Lent

Continuing on in our Lenten Journey we hear a little more Salvation History, this week we look at trust. In Genesis we hear about the time Abraham took his son, his only one, the one that he loved, up a mountain and offered him as a holocaust. 437 more words


Day 3: Entering Lincoln Country and gaining time

The most noticeable signage we saw all along the way was directions leading to sites where Abraham Lincoln allegedly slept, conducted business, or vacationed. While he was a great man, Trixie cannot fathom why these states have not worked hard on finding other heroes and notables to enshrine. 172 more words

Westward Trip

The promise

Day 3 of 40 days to Resurrection Day

Suggested activity:  Read Genesis 22:1-19

Abraham’s testing and prophetic statement that “God would provide for Himself a lamb.” 527 more words


Chosen for Fatherhood The greatest political storm...

Chosen for Fatherhood:

“The greatest political storm flutters only a fringe of humanity, but an ordinary man and an ordinary woman and their ordinary children will literally alter the destiny of nations.” …

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