The Lord Will Provide
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
- 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