Abraham was called by God during the time when people were worshipping idol in Haran, the worship of idols were rampant during those days because people did not know about the true God. They worshipped idols by making graven images, some people worshipped moon. Abraham was called, at the age of 75 years by this time he was still staying at his ancestral land that is in Haran, because that was the only place he knew and he had grew up.
Faith can be defined as complete trust or confidence in somebody or something.It is a firm believe without necessarily having a logical proof.Faith in Christian escatology is confidence in the absolute truthfulness of every statement which comes from God.
Abram was born in the land of Ur of the Chaldeans.His father was called Terah.He had brothers namely Haran and Nahor.Abram married Sarai.Haran died while at Ur.From Ur,they moved as a family to Haran where Terah died.Abram left Haran when God called him to leave his country.He was with Sarai and Lot,the son of his brother Haran.As a man who feared God,he built altars at various places like Shechem so as to worship God.He obeyed God's commandments because of the faith he had in God.His faith made him have favour
Born and raised in the city of Ur,in Chaldea.The Chaldeans were highly civilized ,as illustrated by their writings, highly developed arts,their legal system and their well-built cities.They also practised idol worship. Abram lived in Ur for the first seventy years of his life.He then migrated from Ur with his father Terah,his wife Sarah,and his nephew lot for Haran in mesopotamia. Abram was 75 years old when he set out from Haran at God's call,taking his wife sarai,his nephew Lot and all the possessions they