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She rode on a camel amid a train of menservants, maidservants, and their belongings. They had traveled for many days, but now they were almost home. Home—to where this very beautiful young woman had never been before. Was she nervous? Was she scared? She had willingly left her family and friends with only hours to […]

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God Will Provide Himself

He looked out across the vast valley that lay below them. He could see the green land they had just travelled through stretching for miles and the small streams which ran through the land making the land even more full of life. They had travelled for three days bringing with them all that they needed […]

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Genesis 28-30

Genesis 28 A. Isaac blesses Jacob and sends him to Padanaram. 1. Introduction a. Jacob obtained Isaac’s blessing through fraud. We mean that Jacob deceived his father, regardless now of the question whether Isaac was actually deceived or not. b. What does this emphasize? It emphasizes that God blessed Jacob in spite of his fraud. […]

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Genesis 27

Genesis 27 Jacob and Padanaram— A. Isaac’s determination to bless Esau— Genesis 27:1-4 1. Isaac’s old age. a. Compare Gen. 27:46 with Gen. 26:34 and 25:26. How old was Isaac when Esau married Judith and Bashemath? b. Compare Gen. 41:46, 47; 45:6 and 47:9. How old was Jacob approximately when Joseph was born? c. Joseph […]

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The Eligible Bachelor

Genesis 24:67: And Isaac brought her into his mother Sarah’s tent, and took Rebekah, and she became his wife; and he loved her: and Isaac was comforted after his mother’s death.” THE ELIGIBLE BACHELOR Forty years old he was and still unmarried. It was likely not as strange then as now that a young man […]

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Genesis 24-26

Genesis 24 This chapter relates God’s faithful fulfilling of His promise to Abraham in His supplying for Isaac a God-fearing wife. God’s promise to Abraham was, centrally, the Christ, including the promises of the land of Canaan (Gen. 13:15), of an innumerable posterity (Gen. 13:16) and of the blessing of the nations of the earth […]

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Genesis 22, 23

ABRAHAM’S FAITH GIVEN THE ULTIMATE TEST Gen. 22:1-19 1. The Command of God that Abraham Sacrifice Isaac. a. The command as such, vs. 2 1—It was a command! Obedience was the order of the day; the obedience of faith. The God of glory spoke, Acts 7:2. 2—At the same time it was God Almighty, the […]

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Genesis 17-21

III. The gift of a son a demonstration of God’s mercy Soon after this, Abraham journeyed to the country of the Philistines near Gerar after having spent some time in the land between Kadesh and Shur. Gerar was in the land of Canaan to the south and west and was ruled by a man whose […]

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Genesis 17-21

THE FULFILLMENT OF THE PROMISE Introduction: The entire life of the patriarch Abraham centers around the birth of his son. God established His covenant with Abraham (chap. 15), yet this covenant meant nothing to Abraham except the Lord would also give him a son in whom his seed would be continued. Abraham was called to […]

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Hebrews 11

Outline 14 ABRAHAM SACRIFICES ISAAC BY FAITH 2nd week of January             Hebrews 11:17-19—By faith Abraham, when he was tried, offered up Isaac: and he that had received the promises offered up his only begotten son, of whom it was said, That in Isaac shall thy seed be called: Accounting that God was able to […]

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