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ABRAHAM: OR, THE OBEDIENCE OF FAITH: Chapter IX

Melchizedec “This Melchizedec, King of Salem, priest of the Most High God.”—HEB. 7:1. CHRIST is here! The passage is fragrant with the ointment of His name. Our hands drop with myrrh, and our fingers with sweet-smelling myrrh, as we lay them upon the handles of …

ABRAHAM: OR, THE OBEDIENCE OF FAITH: Chapter VIII

Refreshment Between The Battles “Four kings with five.”—GENESIS 14:9. THE strife recorded in Genesis 14 was no mere border foray. It was an expedition for chastisement and conquest. Chedorlaomer was the Attila, the Napoleon of his age. His capital city, Susa, lay across the desert, …

ABRAHAM: OR, THE OBEDIENCE OF FAITH: Chapter VII

The Two Paths “Is not the whole land before thee? Separate thyself, I pray thee, from me.”—GENESIS 13:9. ABRAHAM and Lot stood together on the heights of Bethel. The Land of Promise spread out before them as a map. On three sides at least there …

ABRAHAM: OR, THE OBEDIENCE OF FAITH: Chapter V

Gone Down into Egypt “Abram went down into Egypt to sojourn there; for the famine was grievous in the land [of Canaan].”—GEN. 12:10. THE path of the separated man can never be an easy one. He must be willing to stand alone; to go outside …

ABRAHAM: OR, THE OBEDIENCE OF FAITH: Chapter IV

The First of the Pilgrim Fathers GEN. 12:4–9. “Abram departed” (Verse 4). “Abram passed through” (Verse 6). “Abram went forth” (Verse 5). “Abram removed” (Verse 8). “Abram journeyed” (Verse 9). “He went out, not knowing whither he went.”—HEBREWS 11:8. ALL through the history of mankind …

ABRAHAM: OR, THE OBEDIENCE OF FAITH: Chapter III

Chapter III “He Obeyed” “By faith Abraham, when he was called to go out into a place which he should after receive for an inheritance, obeyed.” HEBREWS 11:8. AH, how much there is in those two words! Blessedness in heart, and home, and life; fulfilled …