In the Shadow of the Pyramids

Sabbath School commentary for discussion on October 16, 2021.

Editor’s note: This week’s Adult Bible Study Guide lesson discusses the covenant described in the book of Deuteronomy. Here is an excerpt from Tom Stone’s book In the Shadow of the Pyramids: A Reflective Commentary on the Narrative of Deuteronomy, appearing here courtesy of the author.

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This is such a beautiful and refreshing picture of God’s covenantal promise to Abram. And Abram’s response of faith. No works, just faith. But Abram also asked “How can I be sure…” and God entered into a physical act which demonstrated the reality of the covenant through the commonly used method of establishing a contract in that day. Amazing!

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