Decreation

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Decreation by Mind Map: Decreation

1. Abram

1.1. Sarai ( Sarah)

1.1.1. childless until she was 90 years old

1.1.2. God promised that she would be "mother of nations"

1.1.3. She did not believe

1.2. God said to Abraham to go to Canaan

1.3. Covenant between God

1.3.1. Circumcised

1.3.1.1. Make him a father or many nations

1.3.1.2. descendents

1.4. Hagar (Servant)

1.4.1. Mother of his son Ishmael

1.4.2. Bought in Egypt

2. Esau

2.1. Esau is the progenitor of the Edomites and the elder brother of Jacob,

2.1.1. a hunter

2.1.2. noticeable hariness

2.1.3. red hair

2.2. Isaac blesses Esau before his death

3. Isaac

3.1. Sacrifice on top of mountain

3.1.1. Cut throat (knife)

3.1.2. Tied up- silent/ no resistance

3.1.2.1. God tells Abram to stop

3.1.3. wood/burn body- holy burning

3.2. father of Jacob and Esau

3.3. the only son of Sarah and Abraham

3.4. Isaac blesses Jacob

3.4.1. hairy

3.4.1.1. Rebekah abets Jacob in receiving his father's blessing disguised as Esau

4. Joseph and his brothers

4.1. Joseph was 11th of 12 sons of a wealthy nomad Jacob and his second wife Rachel

4.1.1. Principled- he had character and integrity. He was honest. He was tempted at multiple times, and he resisted.

4.1.2. Humble- the power and prestige of his position working for Pharaoh never changed him.

4.1.3. Disciplined- Joseph had the proper long term perspective, even while in jail for a crime he didn't commit.

4.1.4. Faithfulness- while in jail and throughout all of the turmoil, Joseph remained faithful to God and never wavered from his commitment to follow Him.

4.2. Brothers were jealous of Joseph

4.2.1. Joseph told his brothers what he had dreamed, and they hated him even more.

4.3. First trip to Egypt

4.3.1. Famine in Canaan

4.3.2. Brothers bow before Joseph

4.3.3. He recognises them

4.3.4. Accused of being spies

4.3.5. Kept in prison for three days

4.3.6. Guilt hits the brothers

4.3.7. Siemon is bound

4.3.8. Returns their money

4.4. Joseph’s brothers in Egypt second trip

4.4.1. Judah and Ruben promise to bring Benjamin back

4.4.1.1. Volunteers to take Benjamin's place

4.4.2. Famine continues

4.4.3. Brings money back and Siemon is released out of prison

4.4.4. Health of their father

4.5. Joseph reveals himself to his brothers

4.5.1. “God did send me”

4.5.2. Sends for his father’s house

4.5.3. Jacob had problems believing the truth

4.5.4. Wagons and provisions sent

4.5.5. Crying togerther