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The Covenant, God's Promise


Salvation History - The Covenant, God's Promise

God's call and promise of salvation to Abraham, and the story of Isaac and Jacob, whom God named Israel, ending with the settlement of the twelve tribes of Israel -- the families of the twelve sons of Jacob -- in Egypt, during the time of Joseph's favor with the Egyptian Pharaoh. In traditional Church language, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob are called the patriarchs


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Abram Written by Fr. Thomas Hopko 3449
Abraham Written by Fr. Seraphim Slobodskoy 2805
Appearance of God to Abraham in the Form of Three Strangers Written by Fr. Seraphim Slobodskoy 3300
Destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah Written by Fr. Seraphim Slobodskoy 3256
Offering of Isaac as a Sacrifice Written by Fr. Seraphim Slobodskoy 2556
Marriage of Isaac Written by Fr. Seraphim Slobodskoy 2619
Esau and Jacob Written by Fr. Seraphim Slobodskoy 2869
Jacob’s Vision of the Mystical Ladder Written by Fr. Seraphim Slobodskoy 3508
Joseph Written by Fr. Seraphim Slobodskoy 2551
Joseph in Egypt Written by Fr. Seraphim Slobodskoy 2786
Joseph's Meeting with His Brothers and the Moving of Jacob into Egypt Written by Fr. Seraphim Slobodskoy 3547
The Story of Job the Long-suffering Written by Fr. Seraphim Slobodskoy 3101

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