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It is Abraham in Genesis and Moses in Exodus whose experiences that pave the way for the beginning of the Jewish culture These two books give both a history and culture to the Jews Through Abrahams covenant with God and Moses leading the Jews out of Egypt the Jewish people gain a sense of individualism for the first time Steering free from oppression and inheriting a new confidence the Jews are finally ready to cultivate a nation In Genesis after chapter 11 God promises Abraham that his decedents will forever be his Chosen People and that He will make Abraham the father of a multitude of nations through his descendants God tells Abraham at the age of 75 that Sarah his wife would bear a child God also has Abraham and Sarah migrate to Canaan On a trip to Egypt for food the Egyptians notice Sarahs beauty and order her to go before the Pharaoh Abraham lies and says that Sarah is his sister to escape a possible death but the Pharaoh soon realizes the truth Luckily before the Pharaoh could react God intervenes by strickening the Pharaoh and his household with a disease until the Pharaoh has to let them go However if these hardships and adversities were not enough to deal with several decades of waiting passes as the fulfilling of Gods promises begin to look bleak How could this man Abraham continue to believe Abrahams two characteristics which are both extraordinary are his patience and his faith His patience guides him through the grueling task of waiting for Gods plans to Kearney 2 develop His faith is remarkable as he believes that not only will his wife give birth but also that his
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