Sermons

The Lord Will Provide

January 17, 2021 Preacher: Michael Vaughan Series: Genesis: Origins - The Promise

Passage: Genesis 22:1–22:19

The Command from Heaven (v. 1-2)

  • This is only a test.
    • Exodus 16:4
    • Deuteronomy 8:14-16
    • James 1:3
  • God calls Abraham to sacrifice the "son of promise" on a mountain in Moriah.
    • Genesis 12:1-3; 15:4-6
    • Genesis 18:10-12; 21:6

The Obedience of Abraham (v. 3-10)

  • Abraham responds without hesitation.
    • Hebrews 13:5
  • Real faith is demonstrated on the approach.
    • Isaiah 53:7
  • The Offering is prepared.
    • Hebrews 11:1
  • Abraham genuinely intends to sacrifice his son.
    • Hebrews 11:17-19

The Lord Responds (v. 11-19)

  • The Lord intervenes before Abraham can slay Isaac.
    • Jeremiah 7:31
  • The Lord provides a substitute.
    • Leviticus 16:2-3
    • John 1:29
    • 2 Corinthians 5:21
  • The Lord guarantees his promises to Abraham with an oath.
    • Hebrews 6:13-14

So What?

  • Will I give up my Isaac(s) in trusting obedience to the Lord?
    • 1 Peter 1:7
  • Conclusion: On the Mountain of the Lord, it will be provided.
    • 1 Peter 3:18
    • Romans 8:32

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