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Q. To what country did he come?
A. To the land of Canaan.
Q. What promise did the Lord make him here?
Ă. Unto thy seed will I give this land. Chap

xii, 7. Q. Was Abraham prospered in Canaan ? A. He was very rich in cattle, in silver, and in gold. Chap. xiii

, 2. Q. Why did he separate from his nephew Lot? A. Their flocks and herds were so large that

they could not dwell together. Chap. xii,

5, 6. Q. Where did Lot choose to go? A. To the plain of Jordan, near to the city of

Sodom. Chap. xiii, 10, 11. Q. Why did he prefer dwelling here? A. Because the plain was well watered and

fruitful, as the garden of the Lord. Q. What happened to him while residing here? A. He was carried away captive, with the in

habitants of the plain, by five eastern kings

and their armies. Chap. xiv, 12, Q. Who rescued him? A. His uncle, Abraham. Chap. xiv, 13–16. Q. What was the character of the inhabitants of the cities

of the plain? A. They had become awfully wicked, and their

sin was very grievous unto the Lord. Chap.

xvii, 20.
Q. What did he determine to do?
A. To destroy them.
Q. Who were sent to warn Lot ?
Ă. Two angels. Chap. xix, 1.

Q. What did they command Lot and his family to do?
X. To leave the city of Sodom immediately,

and to escape for their lives. Chap. xix, 17.
Q. Who went forth with Lot?
Å. His wife and two daughters. Chap. xix, 16.
Q. What became of his wife ?
A. She disobeyed the command of God by

looking back upon Sodom, and became a

pillar of salt. Chap. xix, 26.
Q. Where did Lot and his daughters go?
A. To the city of Zoar.
Q. What then happened?
A. The Lord rained brimstone and fire out of

heaven upon the plain. Chap. xix, 24.
Q. What cities were destroyed ?
A. Sodom, Gomorrah, Admah, and Zeboim.
Q. What now covers the plain where those cities stood ?
A. The Dead Sea.

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Question. What was the name of Abraham's oldest son ?
Answer. Ishmael. Chap. xvi, 15.
Q. Where did he dwell?
Ă. In the wilderness of Paran. Chap. xxi, 21.
Q. Who are his descendants ?
A. The wandering Arabs.
Q. What did the Lord say of him and his descendants ?
A. He will be a wild man; his hand will be

against every man, and every man's hand

against him. Chap. xvi, 12.
Q. Has this always been the character of the Arab?
A. It has.
Q. Who was Abraham's son of promise ?
A. Isaac.

Q. How old was Abraham at his birth ? 4. One hundred years old. Chap. xxi, 5. Q. How did the Lord try the obedience and faith of Abra

ham ? 4. He commanded him to take his son Isaac, and to offer him as a burnt-offering upon Mount Moriah. Chap. xxi, 2.

Dig Abraham obey?. A. He arose early in the morning, took his son Isaac, and went to the place of which God had told him, Chap. xxi, 3.

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. When they reached the place, what question did Isaac ask his father? A. Where is the lamb for a burnt-offering ? 1 Chap. xxii, 7. Q. What did Abraham answer? A. My son, God will provide himself a lamb for

a burnt-offering. Chap. xxii, 8. Q. What did Abraham then do? A. He built an altar, and laid the wood in

order, and bound Isaac his son, and laid him on the altar upon the wood. Chap. xxi, 9.

Q. Did he proceed any further?
A. He did. He stretched forth his hand, and

took the knife to slay his son. Chap. xxii, 10. Q. Did he slay him? A. He did not; for an angel of the Lord called

unto him out of heaven. Chap. xxii, 11. Q. What did he say? A. Lay not thine hand upon the lad. Chap

xxii, 12. Q. What did he say Abraham had shown A. That he feared God, seeing that he had not

withheld his only son. Q. What did Abraham now behold ? A. A ram caught in a thicket by his horns.

Chap. xxii, 13. Q. What did he do with him ? A. He took him, and offered him for a burnt

offering in the stead of his son. Q. What did he call the name of the place ? A. Jehovah-jireh. Chap. xxii, 14. Q. What is the meaning of this name? Ă. The Lord will provide. Q. What blessing did God pronounce upon Abraham on

account of his obedience ? 1. He promised to multiply his seed as the

stars of the heaven, and that in his seed all the nations of the earth should be blessed.

Chap. xxii, 17, 18. Q. Who was the seed referred to in this blessing? A. Jesus Christ, who was a son of Abraham, according to the flesh. Tow old was Sarah when she died ? One hundred and twenty-seven years old. hap. xxiii, 1.

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