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1. Sold as a slave by his brothers, and assumed to be dead by his father. That is perhaps not the best goodbye a family can have. However, it turned out to be one of the greatest things that could have happened to him, because he was sold into Egypt where he became second in command to Pharaoh himself.
Who was this young mistreated man?
2. It might not be easy to leave with a stranger to go marry someone even stranger. However, this woman did just that. When Abraham sent Eliezer off to find a wife for Isaac, he found this woman, who decided to go with him to marry Isaac. The family did not want her to go, but her willingness to leave was a wise choice; she would become an ancestress of Jesus Christ.
Who was the woman?
3. Abraham and Sarah had a wonderful life with many blessings; they were well off financially. However, when God told them to travel to a land he'd show them, they did not hesitate to leave everything they had behind and live in tents for the rest of their lives. It was goodbye to their home, but they were rewarded for their sacrifice.
In what city did Abraham and Sarah live before living in the desert dwelling in tents?
4. Hannah was a childless woman, the wife of Elkanah. She was so upset about being barren that she went to the temple and wept, praying to God. If she were to bear a son, she would dedicate him to God. And that is exactly what she did. It's a sad goodbye for any mother to send her child away, but as her son later became a prophet, it turned out to be a beautiful goodbye.
Who was her son?
5. Leaving his mother and grandmother must not have been easy, especially since this young lad was doing well in his home congregation at Lystra. However, when an opportunity arose to leave his family and home and travel with Paul, this young man decided it was well worth it.
Who left Eunice and Lois to travel with Paul?
6. Paul was known as a traveling missionary, creating many congregations in Asia Minor as well as upbuilding existing congregations. However, he was not always an evangelizer. Before he became a Christian, Paul was known by a different name, one where he even persecuted Christians.
He left his former life, and it was a beautiful goodbye. By what was he known before he became Paul the Apostle?
7. This woman was a Moabitess who married into the family of Naomi. When Naomi's husband and two sons died, she told her two daughters-in-law that they could return home if they wish. Orpah did so, but this woman did not. She was rewarded for staying with Naomi; she became an ancestress of Jesus Christ, one of only two women to be mentioned by name in his genealogy, and also became one of only two women to have a Bible book bearing her name.
Who is she?
8. Leaving the city you love is not always an easy task, but sometimes it is the only way to save your family's lives! Wickedness was found in this man's home, and the two cities were to be destroyed with fire and sulfur. The man and his family did not have much time to leave, and could bring nothing with them. If they were to look back, as his wife did, it would not end well.
However, this man, as well as his two daughters, were able to flee, and their lives were saved because of it. Who was he?
9. Leaving Egypt is not easy, when there are cucumbers and leeks and all sorts of wonderful foods, and all you are left with is manna and quail. However, this man led all of Israel out of Egypt anyway. They were no longer slaves to Pharaoh, which was definitely a blessing. They lived in the wilderness, but they were headed towards a Promised Land.
Who led the Israelites out of Egypt?
10. Leaving your father and your mother is not always an easy thing to do. However, according Ephesians 5:31, it is something that must be done if one wishes to do something.
Why would a man leave his father and mother, according to Ephesians 5:31?
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