ABRAHAM'S LIFE Recorded Events Place Where Recorded ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Born in Ur of Chaldees, near the Ur of the Gen 11:27,28 Euphrates. The son of Terah. Chaldees Married Saria (later called Sarah). Ur Gen 11:29 Divinely called to leave his native Ur Gen 12:1 land, not knowing where he was to go (Ref Heb. 11:8). Granted the right to be a father to a Haran Gen 12:2,3 great nation and an ancestor of the Messiah. Left Haran at the age of 75. Haran Gen 12:5 Came to Sichem in the land of Cannan. Shechem Gen 12:6,7 Came to Bethel. Bethel Gen 12:8 A famine came, he chose to go to Egypt Gen 12:10-13 Egypt. Sarai taken into the Pharaoh's house Egypt Gen 12:14-17 under the lie that she was Abraham's sister. Abraham reproved by the Pharaoh and Egypt Gen 12:18-20 sent out of the country. Left Egypt a rich man. Bethel Gen 13:1---5 Lot selects the Jordan valley. Jordan Plain Gen 13:6--13 The Lord gives to Abraham and his seed Hebron Gen 13:14-18 the whole land. He then moves to Hebron where he builds an altar to the Lord. A war breaks between the Kings. Lot is Dan, Hob, Gen 14: taken. Abraham rescues Lot and restores Sodom him to his property. Meets Melchizedek, king of Salem. The King's Gen 14:17-20 Dale His an fortells of the exile in Egypt. The birth of Ishmael, son of Hagar, Gen 16 the maid of Sarai. The covenant made with Abraham and the Mamre Gen 17:1--14 seal of the covenant given (circumcision) given. Abraham was 90 years old. Also he had his name changed from Abram to Abraham Isaac promised, the heir to the covenant Mamre Gen 17:15-22 promises. The visit of three strangers and the Mamre Gen 18:1--16 promise of a son to Abraham and Sarah. Abraham's prayer for Sodom and Gomor- Mamre Gen 18:23-33 rah. Destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah Gen 19:15-30 and the escape of Lot to Zoar. Sarah represented to Abimelech as Gerar Gen 20 Abraham sister. Birth of Isaac. Abraham is 100 years Gen 21:1---8 old. (Ref Heb 11:11) Hagar and Ishmael cast out. Gen 21:9--21 Abraham's covenant with Abimelech. Beer-sheba Gen 22:15-19 Abraham's test of faith. That he offer Moriah Gen 22:1--14 Isaac as a sacrifice. (Ref Heb 11:17-19) Also ref to God's plan of giving Jesus. God renews His covenant and Abraham Beer-sheba Gen 22:15-19 returns to Beer-sheba. Death of Sarah. She is buried at Hebron Gen 23:1--20 Machpelah. Rebekah, the sister of Laban, is taken as Mesopotamia Gen 24: a wife for Isaaac, from Mesopotamia. Abraham marries Keturah who gave him six Hebron Gen 25:1---6 childern. Abraham dies at the age of 175, and is Hebron Gen 25:7--10 buried by Isaac and Ishmael beside Sarah in the cave at Machpelah. Author Unknown
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