Tag: abraham and isaac

  • The Spirit and the Bride

    The Spirit and the Bride

    It is no coincidence that in Abraham’s life Genesis 24 follows Genesis 22.  Ok, I know that sounds obvious but what I mean is in Genesis 22 we have that – how can I say it- astounding act of obedience by Abraham to God’s command to sacrifice his son.  I deal with this in another […]

  • Faith

    Faith

    “If we emphasize faith does that mean we can forget about the law?”  Paul asks at the end of Romans 3. And then he answers himself:  “Of course not!  In fact, only when we have faith do we truly fulfill the law.” It seems to me that the first 4 chapters of Romans are primarily […]

  • Abraham and Isaac

    Abraham and Isaac

    The post below is an attempt to imagine what both Abraham and Isaac were thinking as they went through the ordeal described in Genesis 22.  I also bring out the similarities between the story and that of the death of Jesus Christ at the hands of His Father. It was a very long trudge up […]