Genesis 22

Genesis 22


Father – Abraham Father God
Son of Abraham – Isaac – son of Promise Son of God – Jesus – Promised Messiah
Sacrifice/burnt offering (for sin) Sacrifice for sin of world
Mt in the region of Moriah Mt. Calvary – outside Jerusalem – region of Moriah
Donkey Jesus rode into Jerusalem on a donkey
Wood The cross
Fire / knife – instruments of death / judgement Jesus died bearing God’s judgement for the world’s sin
Arrived in region of Moriah on 3rd day Rose from the dead on the 3rd day
Faith in God’s promise – v4. “We will worship … we will come back Matthew 17:22-23 “The Son of Man is going to be betrayed into the hands of men. They will kill him, and on the third day he will be raised to life.”
Wood on Isaac Jesus … carrying his own cross
Where is the sacrifice?

God will provide himself a lamb for the burnt offering” v.8

John 1:29 .. John saw Jesus approaching and said, “Look, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!
God gave a ram for the sacrifice instead of Isaac 1 John 4:10 God… sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins.
Abraham proved he would give God everything – v12 .. Now I know that you fear God, because you have not withheld from me your son, your only son.


God proved his love to us ——- 1 John 4:10 This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins.
Genesis 22:14 … “On the mountain of the LORD it will be provided.” Jesus died on Mt. Calvary –God’s provision for our sin.
Abraham took God at his word – he believed and obeyed – God called him his friend. God calls all who believe him and obey him his friends

Hebrews 11:17-19 17 By faith Abraham, when God tested him, offered Isaac as a sacrifice. He who had received the promises was about to sacrifice his one and only son, 18 even though God had said to him, “It is through Isaac that your offspring will be reckoned.” 19 Abraham reasoned that God could raise the dead, and figuratively speaking, he did receive Isaac back from death. (NIV)



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