Chapter 23

Published on 31 January 2023 at 22:13

"Now we learn about Sarah, the wife of Abraham," Mama Otter explained. "Sarah had passed away and Abraham needed to find a place to bury her."


Papa Otter continued, "Abraham went to the Hittites, who lived in the land of Canaan, and asked them if he could buy a piece of land to bury Sarah. The Hittites offered to give him a cave in the field of Machpelah, and Abraham paid for it with 400 shekels of silver."


Mama Otter said, "This was a very important moment in the history of Abraham's family, because it marked the first time that Abraham had a permanent place in the land of Canaan, which would later become the land of Israel."


Olivia asked, "What does this story teach us?"


Papa Otter replied, "This story teaches us about the importance of having a place to call home. Abraham wanted a permanent place to bury Sarah, and he was willing to pay for it so that she could have a final resting place."


Mama Otter added, "It also reminds us of the importance of respecting the dead. Abraham went to great lengths to make sure that Sarah had a proper burial place, which showed his love and respect for her."


Olivia said, "I will always respect the dead and make sure that they have a proper place to rest."


Mama Otter and Papa Otter hugged Olivia and told her how proud they were of her for understanding the story and what it means.


Lesson: Genesis chapter 23 teaches us about the importance of having a place to call home, respecting the dead, and showing love and respect to those who have passed away. It's a story that reminds us to always treat others with kindness and respect, even after they're gone.