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The Call of Abraham – The Promise and the Oath

The Call of Abraham – The Promise and the Oath

The Present Truth : July 9, 1896 By: Dr. Ellet Waggoner The sacrifice had been made; Abraham’s faith had been tested and found perfect; “And the angel of the Lord called unto Abraham out of heaven the second time, and said, By Myself have I sworn, saith the Lord, for...

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The Call of Abraham – The Test of Faith

The Call of Abraham – The Test of Faith

The Present Truth : July 2, 1896 By: Dr. Ellet Waggoner We pass by a period of several years. The number of years we cannot tell, but Isaac, the child of faith and promise had been born, and had grown to be a young man. Abraham’s faith had grown stronger and more...

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The Call of Abraham – The Covenant Sealed (Pt. 2)

The Call of Abraham – The Covenant Sealed (Pt. 2)

“The Sign of Circumcision”  The Present Truth : June 25, 1896 By: Dr. Ellet Waggoner And now we must carry a little further the study of the seal of the covenant, namely, circumcision. What does it signify, and what is it in reality? We have learned that it signifies...

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The Call of Abraham – The Covenant Sealed (Pt.1)

The Call of Abraham – The Covenant Sealed (Pt.1)

The Present Truth : May 28, 1896 By: Dr. Ellet Waggoner NOW we come to a record which opens up the promise in a most wonderful manner. More than twenty-five years had passed since God first made the promise to Abraham. Doubtless the time had been prolonged by the...

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The Call of Abraham – Flesh Against the Spirit

The Call of Abraham – Flesh Against the Spirit

The Present Truth : June 11, 1896  By: Dr. Ellet Waggoner “Now Sarai Abram’s wife bare him no children; and she had an handmaid, an Egyptian, whose name was Hagar. And Sarai said unto Abram, behold now, the Lord hath restrained me from bearing; I pray thee go in unto...

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What About Lazarus Dying?

What About Lazarus Dying?

Question:  What about Lazarus dying? Didn’t Jesus say to the disciples that Lazarus would not die, and yet he did? Answer: “Now a certain man was sick, named Lazarus, of Bethany, the town of Mary and her sister Martha….  Therefore his sisters sent unto...

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The Call of Abraham – Making a Covenant

The Call of Abraham – Making a Covenant

The fifteenth chapter of Genesis contains the first account of the covenant made with Abraham. “The word of the Lord came unto Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not Abram; I am thy shield, and thy exceeding great reward…

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The Call of Abraham – Building an Altar

The Call of Abraham – Building an Altar

Everywhere Abraham went he built an altar to the Lord. As you read this, remember that the promise that all nations should be blessed in Abraham, specified families. The religion of Abraham was a family religion. The “family altar” was never neglected in his household. This is not an empty figure of speech…

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The Promise to Abraham – The Call of Abraham

The Promise to Abraham – The Call of Abraham

In studying this promise, two portions of Scripture must ever be kept in mind. The first is in the words of Jesus: “Ye search the Scriptures, because ye think that in them ye have eternal life; and these are they which bear witness of Me.” “If ye believed Moses, ye would believe Me; for He wrote of Me. But if ye believe not his writings…

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