Abraham was now old and well advanced in years, and the LORD had blessed him in every way. He said to the chief servant in his household, the one in charge of all that he had, ‘Put your hand under my thigh. I want you to swear by the LORD, the God of heaven and the God of earth, that you will not get a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites, among whom I am living, but will go to my country and my own relatives and get a wife for my son Isaac.’” –Genesis 24:1-4
This chapter makes a great Valentine’s story.
The main character in this story may surprise you.
He is mentioned seventeen times (even though He never speaks).
He is none other than the Lord Himself!
You may read Genesis 24 here: Bible Gateway.
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