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Friend of God: The Legacy of Abraham, Man of Faith

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Ray Stedman takes us on a rewarding and fascinating journey through the life of Abraham. His unique blend of insightful Bible teaching, delightful storytelling, and conversational style will draw you into the mind of the greatest of all Old Testament heroes. You'll experience each episode of Abraham's life in a new and life-changing way. As Pastor Stedman himself has said, “Each of the incidences in Abraham's life [is] a luminous illustration of some New Testament event or truth.” Rediscover the adventure of ...
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Ray Stedman takes us on a rewarding and fascinating journey through the life of Abraham. His unique blend of insightful Bible teaching, delightful storytelling, and conversational style will draw you into the mind of the greatest of all Old Testament heroes. You'll experience each episode of Abraham's life in a new and life-changing way. As Pastor Stedman himself has said, “Each of the incidences in Abraham's life [is] a luminous illustration of some New Testament event or truth.” Rediscover the adventure of faith alongside this remarkable man known as Abraham.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781572933712
  • Publisher: Discovery House Publishers
  • Publication date: 9/1/2010
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 1,395,133
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

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Ray C. Stedman (1917–1992) was one of the great pastors, expositors, and spiritual leaders of the twentieth century. A graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary, he was pastor of the Peninsula Bible Church in Palo Alto, California, for forty years. With over twenty books to his credit, from Spiritual Warfare to his insightful commentary Adventuring Through the Bible, Stedman spanned the experiences of the Christian life with his writing. His book Body Life had a tremendous impact on the church in the twentieth century. 

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Table of Contents

Publisher's Preface 7

1 The Beginning of Faith (Genesis 11:31-12:9) 9

2 A Failure of Faith (Genesis 12:10-13:4) 27

3 Letting God Choose (Genesis 13:5-18) 38

4 When You Need a Friend (Genesis 14:1-16) 49

5 The Peril of Victory (Genesis 14:17-24) 59

6 Faith Conquers Fear (Genesis 15:1-6) 70

7 The Furnance and the Lamp (Genesis 15:7-21) 80

8 It All Depends on Me (Genesis 16) 92

9 The Circumcised Life (Genesis 17) 106

10 When God Comes to Dinner (Genesis 18:1-15) 116

11 How Prayer Works (Genesis 18:16-33) 128

12 The Wasted Years (Genesis 19) 145

13 Old Natures Never Die (Genesis 20) 158

14 Ishmael Must Go! (Genesis 21:1-14) 168

15 This Thirsty World (Genesis 21:14-34) 179

16 Life's Hardest Trial (Genesis 22:1-19) 191

17 Till Death Do Us Part (Genesis 23) 200

18 Here Comes the Bride (Genesis 24) 209

19 The Abundant Entrance (Genesis 25:1-8) 225

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