Abraham’s faith in the face of his disappointment at being without an heir is met with God’s grace--and becomes a model for all who come to faith after him.
Warring armies carried off Sodom’s people – including Abram’s nephew Lot & Lot’s family. But with 318 men, Abram pursued & defeated an army, rescued Lot, family, and Sodom’s people. Just before our passage, Abram began his victorious return. Along the way, Melchizedek, high priest of Salem, blessed