JBF Genesis Bible Study SWS 08/16/2009
SACRIFICE ISAAC THERE AS A BURNT OFFERING
Key Verse 22:2
Then God said, “Take you son, your only son, Isaac, whom you love, and go to the region of Moriah. Sacrifice him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains I will tell you about.”
Read V1-5. What did God ask Abraham to do? How and when did Abraham respond to God’s command? What do these things reveal about Abraham’s faith in God?
Read V6-8. As Abraham and Isaac climbed the mountain together, what did they carry? What did Isaac ask his father? How did Abraham answer? What does this reveal about him?
Read V9-12. After arriving at the place of sacrifice, what did Abraham do? What stopping him from slaying his son? What did the angel of the Lord say to him? What does it mean to “fear God”?
Read V13-14. How did God provide the sheep of the sacrifice? What did Abraham do? What did he call that place and why?
Read V15-19. Based on Abraham’s faith and obedience, what promise did God give Abraham? What can we learn about Abraham and about God through this event?