God has rescued Abram and returns him to the promised land, to the very place where Abram made the first altar and called upon the name of the Lord. The blessings of God have fueled a problem. Genesis 13:5-7 record the problem. The land is unable to support both Abram and Lot with all the animals they have. This is causing strife between Abram’s herdsmen and Lot’s herdmen. Now there is plenty of room in the land God has promised. The issue is that they can no longer live together in the same place but need to separate themselves.
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