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Covenant & Conversation

Chayei Sarah

There was conflict and separation, but that was the beginning, not the end.
What does a man of 137 do after such trauma and bereavement?
Something significant is being hinted at here, otherwise why mention, each time, exactly where the field is and who Abraham bought it from?
Hopes and Fears
Yes, Abraham will have a land. He will have countless children. But these things will not happen soon, or suddenly, or easily.
All the fearful stories he had heard about how whites treated blacks seemed to be coming true.