Sermon Notes October 10, 2021


“It’s a Bloody Mess”

Genesis 22:1-2, Some time later God tested Abraham. He said to him, “Abraham!” “Here I am,” he replied. Then God said, “Take your son, your only son, whom you love—Isaac—and go to the region of Moriah. Sacrifice him there as a burnt offering on a mountain I will show you.”

1. “Testing” is about giving someone the opportunity to _________________________________________________________.

2. We all _________________________________________________.   We were created by God — Isaac’s role on this planet was ____________________________________________________.

See Genesis 22:3-12.

3. First truth: Abraham had absolute _____________________   that Isaac would not die.

Genesis 22:5, He said to his servants, “Stay here with the donkey while I and the boy go over there. We will worship and then we will come back to you.”

4. Second truth: This was also Isaac’s ______________.

See Genesis 22:13-18

5. God did not want to ___________________________.

Luke 22:19-20, And He took bread, gave thanks and broke it, and gave it to them, saying, “This is my body given for you; do this in remembrance of me.”  In the same way, after the supper He took the cup, saying, “This cup is the new covenant in my blood, which is poured out for you.

6. Jesus was the second ________________________.