Religion - Chapter 3: Sections 2-4

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Covenant of God (Adam, Noah, Abraham)

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Covenant of God (Adam, Noah, Abraham)

-Individual/Couple, Adam, skins(sacrifice), future redemption Family, Noah, Rainbow, no future flood People, Abraham, Circumcision, vast descendants

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Abraham as a Father of Faith

Abraham was promised as many sins as the stars in the sky, so he will have many descendants. Abraham's faith was so great that he was willing to sacrifice his own son for God.

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God’s sign and promises to Abraham

Circumcision, your descendant will be as vast as the stars in the sky

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Blessings of Sarah

Child at 90 years of age

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Birth of Ishmael

Sarah did not believe she would have a child because she was 90 years old, so she gave her servant (Hagar) to her husband (Abraham) and they had a child named Ishmael

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God’s mercy toward Hagar

Her son would be free and not a slave

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What is a type?

A person who prefigures Christ in the bible

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Explain Isaac as a type of Christ. Be sure include at least three examples of how Isaac represents Christ.

Isaac was miraculously conceived by his mother, Isaac was almost sacrificed by his father, Isaac carried the wood for his own sacrifice

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Rebekah

Isaacs wife; sister to Laban; and prefers Jacob of her two sons

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Esau and Jacob

Esau was born just a few seconds before Jacob, and was his fathers favorite. Rebekah favored Jacob, however. Esau has red hair and was hairy while Jacob was slender and kind. Esau was hungry, so Jacob let him eat some of his food(stew) in exchange for the family blessing. Isaac was going blind, so when Jacob came in wearing animal fur, he gave Jacob the blessing instead of Esau.

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Jacob’s twelve sons

Jacob first married Leah, but then married Rachel. Through him he had 12 sons, each one creating their own tribe of Israel, which is what Jacob's name was later changed to; they are, Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Dan, Naphtali, Gad, Asher, Issachar, Zebulun, Joseph, and Benjamin.

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Why are the people called Israelites?

Descendant of Jacob, who was later named Israel. His sons founded the 12 tribes

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Joseph sold into slavery

Joseph’s brothers sold him into slavery for 20 pieces, and he was taken away to egypt

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Judah as a type of Christ

Judah was sent by his father, Judah offered his life for his brother, and he ultimately saved his brothers from the tragic hands of the pharaoh.

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Joseph in Egypt

Joseph interpreted the dreams of the pharaoh, when he interpreted 7 years of plenty followed by 7 years of famine, the pharaoh was nervous and appointed Joseph as pharaoh to lead them through the famine.

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Joseph as a type of Christ

Joseph was disowned by his brothers, was left to be a servant to people, and eventually became pharaoh, the ruler of Egypt.

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Draw Abraham family tree

Abraham and Hagar(servant): Ishmael Abraham and Sarah(wife): Isaac Isaac and Rebekah: Esau and Jacob Jacob and Leah(first wife): Judah*bearer of the promised seed Jacob and Rachel(second/favorite wife): Joseph(Jacob has 12 sons in total)

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Advent

First season of the liturgical calendar that prepares our hearts for the coming of Jesus. 4 weeks

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Who is Jesse?

Father of King David and ancestor to Jesus

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Explain what this quote from Isaiah means “But a shoot shall sprout from the stump of Jesse, and from his roots a bud shall blossom” (Isaiah 11:1).

This quote means that from Jesse something good shall come, and this happens to be our savior Jesus Christ

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