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Because Abraham Demonstrated His Unwavering Faith in God, The Almighty Blessed His Descendants, the Israelites and the World

The story of Isaac

  • The birth of Isaac was considered a miracle of God to the aging Abraham and Sarah. (Genesis 21:1-8)
  • Abraham (the father) was willing to provide his only son, whom he loved, as a sacrifice to God. (Genesis 22:2)
  • Isaac carried the wood up a hill to the place of sacrifice. (Genesis 22:3-6)
  • Isaac was dead in his father’s mind during the three-day journey to the mountain of sacrifice. (Genesis 22:2-4; Hebrews 11:19)
  • Isaac was taken to Mount Moriah, which means “the Lord will provide.”
  • Isaac was resurrected from certain death when the Lord provided a ram to be sacrificed in his place. (Genesis 22:13)
  • Isaac disappears from the Jewish scriptures until he’s united with his bride, Rebecca. (Genesis 24)
  • The virgin birth of Jesus was considered a miracle-the supernatural gift of God in Mary’s womb. (Luke 1:31-35)
  • God (the Father) was willing to provide his only Son, whom he loved, as a sacrifice for the world. (John 3:16; Matthew 3:17; Romans 3:25)
  • Jesus carried a wooden cross up a hill to the place of sacrifice. (John 19:17-18)
  • Jesus was dead and buried for three days after his sacrificial death by crucifixion. (Matthew 27:63-64)
  • Jesus was resurrected after his death and became a substitute sacrifice for the entire world. (Matthew 28; Mark 16; Luke 24; John 20; Titus 2:14)
  • Jesus disappears from earth until he’s united with his bride, the Church, at the end of times. (Book of Revelation)abraham

“Here I am,” he replied.