"Abram, I am God, please leave your country and your people. Leave your father’s family and go to the country that I will show you."
"I will build a great nation from you. I will bless you and make you known to all. People will use your name to bless others. I will bless those who bless you, and I will curse those who curse you. I will use you to bless all on earth."
So, at the age of 75, Abram left Haran just like the Lord said.
He took his wife Sarai, his nephew Lot, all the slaves, and everything else he owned. Then they moved to the land of Canaan.
Abram traveled through as far as the town of Shechem and then to the big tree at Moreh. The Canaanites were living in the land at that time.
“I will give this land to your descendants.”
So, Abram built an altar to honor the Lord who appeared to him there