January 27, 2019

Abraham’s Offering of Isaac

Passage: Genesis 22:1-14
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Genesis 22:1: Abraham was always available to God. Abraham was a “Friend of God(James 2:23 and Isaiah 41:8).

 

Genesis 22:2: God wanted Abraham’s only Son. (His only Son that was left) (Genesis 21:9-14). God gave up Hisonly Son.

 

Genesis 22:3&4: With three days to think it through, Abraham knew that God would raise Isaac back up (Hebrews 11:17-19 and Psalm 92:15).

 

Genesis 22:5: Abraham’s servants would have stoppedhim (II Corinthians 5:7).

 

Genesis 22:6 and 7A Picture of Christ carrying His own cross.

 

Genesis 22:8 and 9: Another Picture of Christ (John 1:29). Completely obedient to His Father’s will (Like Christ – Mark 14:35-36). 

 

Genesis 22:10Abraham is a Picture of God (Romans 8:32).  God gave us His only Son (John 3:16).

 

Genesis 22:11 and 12True faith holds nothing back(Mark 12:41-44).

 

Genesis 22:13 and 14A ram without spot or blemishcaught by its’ horns

(I Peter 1:18 and 19).  The lamb provided as a vicarious offering in place of Isaac (Hebrews 2:9).  Only the death of a Heaven-sent Lamb was sufficient as full payment for the multitude of sin (Romans 3:24 and 25).

 

A Wonderful Picture of Christ (I Peter 1:9-12)