Did God Call Abraham at 75? NO!
Gen 12:4 So Abram departed, as the LORD had spoken unto him; and Lot went with him: and Abram [was] seventy and five years old when he departed out of Haran.
Let’s clear this popular misconception that God called Abraham at the age of 75. That is not true. God called him far before he was 75years as we will see in the scripture. Abraham was dwelling in Ur of Chaldeans before he moved to Haran and finally to Cannan. God called Abraham ever before he went to dwell in Haran. The book of Acts of Apostles reveals this in long speech of martyr Steven. “And he (Stephen) said,
‘Brethren and father listen, the God of glory appeared to our father Abraham when he was in Mesopotamia before he dwelt in Haran and said to him “get out of your country and from your relatives and come to the land that I will show you”.(Acts7:2-3). God called Him ever before he went to dwell in Haran. Abraham was only 75 when he was leaving Haran to finally yield the call and was not call in Haran.
God called him when he was in Mesopotamia in Ur of Chaldean but all the years he spent in Haran was more or less unfulfilling as nothing tangible was recorded of him that he achieved in walking with God except that he came out with some properties. (Gen 12:5). Gen 12:5 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.
The word of God to Abraham Gen12:1-3, was not spoken by God to Abraham when he was in Haran. If you consider the introduction in verse one “Now God had said to Abraham ‘get out of your country from your family and from your father’s house to a land I will show you’ ”; note that clause “God had said”.
God gave him the vision while still in Ur of Chaldeans, I believe that was why he left the place, but stopped over at Haran possibly at his father decision and descretion—he was playing daddy’s boy. “And Terah took his son Abram and his grandson Lot, the son of Haran, and his daughter-in-law, Sarai, his son Abram’s wife and they went out with them from Ur of the Chaldeans to go to the land of Cannan: and they came to Haran and dwell there” (Gen 11:31). So Abram was called ever before he was 75. The best time to answer Gods call is now. The quality of your life is determined by the quantity of spent to follow Gods plan. Better to be in need of what you want than to be in want of what you need.