Abram Traveled to the Tree

Abram left Ur and went to the Land of Canaan, as the Lord commanded, and Abram continued to travel, “Abram passed through the land to the place of Shechem, as far as the terebinth tree of Moreh. And the Canaanites were then in the land. Then the LORD appeared to Abram and said, ‘To your descendants I will give this land.’ And there he built an altar to the LORD, who had appeared to him” (Genesis 12:6-7).
Abram arrived at a place, and there the Lord promised to give to Abram that land. The place where the Lord appeared to Abram and made this promise was by the terebinth tree of Moreh, or some translations refer to it as an oak, or simply as a great tree.
Even in a forest, one tree can stand out because of its size, age, shape, or something else.
Interestingly, humanity no longer lived in the Garden of Eden and death ruled over humanity, because Adam and Eve had eaten from the prohibited tree, and God thus barred them from eating of the tree of life.
However, God had just promised Abram that through him God would bless all the families of the earth (Genesis 12:3), and this would happen through a nation that would come from Abram that would live in that land, but it all started by a tree.
Man brings a curse on himself, but God can still bless man. Praise God for what He does for us.

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