By faith Abraham, when he was tested, offered up Isaac; and he who had received
the promises was offering up his only begotten son
was he to whom it was said, "In Isaac your descendants shall be called."
that God is able to raise men even from the dead; from which he also
received him back as a type." Hebrews 11:17-19 (NAS)
Abraham's faith was so great, that he would obey God's command regardless.
Despite the pain and loss of losing a son, Abraham knew that God was able to
raise men even from the dead...even the promised son Isaac.
Abraham Offered Up Isaac (Hebrews 11:17)
Faith is the assurance of things
the conviction of things not seen. Hebrews
|1. What is the
thing hoped for...or is not seen?
The Thing Hoped For:
God would be able to raise men, even Isaac
from the dead.
According to Hebrews 11:17-19 what part did God ask Abraham to play in this?
- Nothing. God did not ask anything of Abraham.
- God told Abraham to offer his son Isaac.
- God told him to just believe.