Gen 12:1-9. The Call of God. 1. Abraham. Amazing Facts About An Amazing Man He is revered by the followers of three world religions: Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. 2. He is the founder of the nation of Israel. 3. He is mentioned by name 308 times in the Old and New Testaments.
By faith Abraham, when he was called to go out into a place which he should after receive for an inheritance, obeyed; and he went out, not knowing whither he went. (Hebrews 11:8 KJV)
By an act of faith, Abraham said yes to God’s call to travel to an unknown place that would become his home. Hebrews 11:8MSG
Corrie Ten Boom
When God calls us he asks us by faith to step out of our old environment.
And Abram took Sarai his wife, and Lot his brother's son, and all their substance that they had gathered, and the souls that they had gotten in Haran; and they went forth to go into the land of Canaan; and into the land of Canaan they came. (Genesis 12:5 KJV)
NIV " all his possessions" , NLT all his wealth
God is ready to assume full responsibility for the life wholly yielded to Him