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This is a three-page paper on the reflections of the story of Abraham and Sarah by Carol Dempsey.

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Abraham and Sarah by Carol Dempsey Summary This is a three-page paper on the reflections of the story of Abraham and Sarah by Carol Dempsey. The article 'Abraham and Sarah' by Carol Dempsey, OP, is an explanatory narrative, presenting the author's reflections based on the Biblical version of the coming into the world by both Abraham and his wife Sarah. It explains their worldly pursuits, which are not only a source of lesson for us living in the present generation, but also explain as to the fruitful results of choosing to heed to The Command and Call of God. Based on the three verses on Abraham and Sarah from the Bible, Dempsey explains the path taken by both, in response to the The Command and Call of God. This is in essence Commanding and Calling every living soul to venture out into the world by leaving all that is familiar, and lead a life with ...read more.

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In closing her article, Dempsey then opts to present the status quo that each of us, in the present being, have chosen to believe in, instead of following the teachings of Bible, and the path taken by Abraham and Sarah, that made them one of the most loved and respected couples amongst the entire human race in the eyes of God. Dempsey in her subject article 'Abraham and Sarah', provides a multitude of aspects that provide an in depth knowledge as well as reasons for our failure as human beings. For example Dempsey notes that all that has made us, the human beings lead lives in a status quo position, is because of our inability to embrace the 'passionate', and 'prophetic lives', as Commanded by God. She notes that instead, we chose to continue and lead our lives by having closed both our minds and our hearts to our brethren, and ultimately to God's Call, to ...read more.

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V 1. NAB). This particular Verse was cited when Abraham and Sarah during their journey, experienced a number of hardships including famine, and in return, both were rewarded by a bounty of possessions and divine gifts. To this, Abraham responded and questioned God, about the worthiness of these goods and gifts, for they as a couple could not avail them. They then complained and requested descendents, upon which God duly fulfilled their wish. According to Gen 16:4, 15-16, we read in the Holy Scriptures that Abraham and Hagar give birth to Ishmael, and through Abraham and Sara, another son by the name of Isaac is born, which in turn leads to our present human race. In essence, there was never a wish that was denied or rejected by God, but for those who chose to sustain hardships, follow and accept God's Commands, and there is no reason to believe that the same cannot be done now by us and all our brethren, if only we had the desire and the will to 'move onward'. ...read more.

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