The Baby Who Lived in a Tent
was an old, old man. He lived in a tent home A with his wife, Sarah, who
was also very old.
Abraham loved God he always did what God told him to do. He treated other
people kindly, too. God was pleased with this. He gave Abraham many good
a long, long time Abraham and Sarah wished for a baby boy. But none had
ever come to them. Now they were so old that they thought they should
never have such a blessing. Their tent home was lonely.
one day three strange visitors came. These visitors were from heaven. They
knew Abraham was a good man. They knew, too, how lonely he and Sarah had
been because they had no children. Before going away they told Abraham
that God was going to give him and Sarah a dear little baby boy.
was good news to Abraham and Sarah. When the baby came they felt very
happy. They called his name Isaac, which means ''laughter''; for they had
both laughed for joy.
When little Isaac grew from babyhood he learned how to do many useful things. He loved his father and mother, and was always kind to them. He loved God, too.
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