Covenant History: Past, Present, Future
–the first covenant between the chosen of God with those outside His covenant was between Abraham and the Philistine king, Avimelech (Gen 21:27). BEER SHEVA was named by Abraham on the basis of that agreement, which has held up remarkably well through the centuries in which Jews have lived there. Isaac also made (confirmed) the same covenant with Avimelech, and the name of the city as Beer Sheva.
—Hagar and … Continue reading