God's Covenant with Abram

Reading: Genesis 15-16

 

  1. Why was Abram confused when the Lord promised him a great reward?
  2. Whom did Abram initially think would be his heir?
  3. Though Abram believed God, he asked how he could be certain. What was given to him as proof?
  4. How long would it be before God's promise of land to Abram's descendants would be fulfilled? Why couldn't it be fulfilled immediately?
  5. What was the second way that Abram and Sarai thought to help fulfill God's prophesy?
  6. What happened between Sarai and Hagar when Hagar discovered she was pregnant?
  7. What caused Hagar to run away?
  8. What promise was made to Hagar concerning Ishmael?