Father Abraham love

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  • Were it not for the wickedness involved in it, nothing can be conceived more ludicrously amusing, than the notion of Father Abraham buying and selling slaves, feeding them on a peck of corn a week, selling fathers from their children, husbands from their wives, or exhibiting conduct in an other respect resembling that of our modern professed Christian slaveholders.

    A condensed anti-slavery Bible argument, by

  • Pierre Kartner alias Father Abraham who was responsible for the Smurf Song in 1978 wrote the song "

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  • I mean to have a talk with 'Father Abraham' himself, among others.”

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  • In the famous account of the rich man and Lazarus, described in Luke 16:19-31, the dead rich man in torment asks permission of Father Abraham to return and warn his brothers.

    Brad Reid: What Is Truth?

  • For the wise man who had led the Union through four years of bloody civil war -- Father Abraham -- was dead.

    American History Series: After Lincoln's Murder

  • Sabeel offers an ecumenical and interfaith theology that seeks to unite the World Wide Body of Christ to the suffering of their sisters, brothers and cousins in the family of Father Abraham in Israel Palestine.

    A Review of: A Palestinian Christian Cry for Reconciliation, by Rev. Naim Ateek

  • He wrote, inter alia: “The husband has shown that his actions are evil and that he is no true descendant of our Father Abraham, whose way was to practice compassion towards humankind, and all the more so for his wife, who entered into a covenant with him. … [and if he behaves properly to his wife] he is blessed that he has merited her, since through her he acquires the World to Come. …”

    Rashi.

  • And he cried and said, Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger in water and cool my tongue; for I am tormented in this flame.

    The Dor�� Gallery of Bible Illustrations

  • Candide instantly sent for a Jew, to whom he sold for fifty thousand sequins a diamond richly worth one hundred thousand, though the fellow swore to him all the time by Father Abraham that he gave him the most he could possibly afford.

    Candide

  • And he cried and said, Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger in water, and cool my tongue; for I am tormented in this flame.

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