With the arrival of Abraham, the world is introduced to the hero it was so desperately searching for. The founding father of monotheism, an activist who brings Godliness into this world, is the predecessor and pioneer of faith in God. Hearing the calling of God, Abraham leaves his birthplace and begins a journey to a new homeland.
בראשית פרשת לך לך פרק יב
א) ויאמר יקוק אל־אברם לך־לך מארצך וממולדתך ומבית אביך אל־הארץ אשר אראך
1. And the Lord said to Abram, “Go forth from your land and from your birthplace and from your father’s house, to the land that I will show you.
Why does Abraham have to leave the comfort of home to set out towards an anonymous destination?
What agreement does God make in this command?
What happens to Abraham when he arrives at this place?