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Genesis 22:1

Genesis 22:1

The Lord called a man named Abram out of the land of Ur-of-the-Chaldees, and promised to lead him into a land flowing with milk and honey. This man believed God and left his home, not knowing where he was going, and his faith was credited to him as righteousness, by the Lord.

Much took place, following that special time, when God took one man of faith, out of the sea of humanity. He purposed that through this one man would come read more...

Genesis 22:2

Genesis 22:2

Abraham was to be the man, through whom all the families of the earth would be blessed. God promised to bless those who blessed him and to curse those who cursed him. Abraham was to be a father of many nations, and he was also told that through him.. the promised, supernatural Seed of God would come.

It would be through this Seed, that all the families of the earth would be blessed. He was to be the promised Saviour, Who would read more...

Genesis 22:3

Genesis 22:3

Abram trusted God to bring him into a land flowing with milk and honey. He believed God would give him the son of promise, make him into a great nation and that through his Seed all families of the earth would be blessed. Abram believed God and it was credited to him as righteousness. God gave him a new name and was with him. But decades passed, and God wanted to test his servant Abraham, so God said, "Take your son, your only son--yes, Isaac, whom you love so read more...

Genesis 22:6

Genesis 22:6

There is no more beautiful, yet poignant foreshadowing of the sacrificial death of God’s dearly beloved Son on Calvary’s cross, than this scene in Genesis 22.

Earlier Abraham had received the horrifying instruction from the Lord, to, take your son, your only son, whom you love – and offer him as a burnt offering. He was to do this in a certain place of which God would tell him.

No doubt we can all imagine the anguish of heart that read more...

Genesis 22:7

Genesis 22:7

There is perhaps no more poignant picture of the sacrificial Lamb of God, than the beautiful portrayal of Abraham, the heart-sick father walking alone with his beloved son Isaac, as they trudged together, up the slopes of Mount Moriah.

Only a few verses earlier we read how Abraham had been called by the Lord to take now your son, your read more...

Genesis 22:9

Genesis 22:9

From the day the Lord called Abraham to leave his family and his hometown of Ur and go and settle in a distant land that God promised to give him as an inheritance, to the day he obeyed His command to take his beloved son to a particular mountain and offer him to the Lord as a burnt offering... Abraham's faith in God was sorely tested in many ways. 

With each successive test of faith, the trial presented different challenges read more...

Genesis 22:14

Genesis 22:14

Perhaps the most beautiful and poignant name of God is the one that the Lord gave to Abraham when, he and his son, Isaac were travelling to the place where God had called him to offer his beloved son as a sacrifice, in obedience to God’s command. "God will provide a lamb for the burnt offering, my son," Abraham answered. And they both walked on together.

It was by faith that Abraham offered Isaac as a sacrifice when read more...