The Lord Will Provide

July 16, 2017 Speaker: Steve Thiel Series: Genesis

Topic: Genesis Passage: Genesis 22:1–22:19

The Lord Will Provide
Christ Proclamation Church
Genesis 22:1-19
Sunday, July 16, 2017

Sermon Theme: In Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son, not only are we given a glorious picture of the gospel, we are also shown that faith without obedience is dead. True faith is always confirmed by the fruit of good works.

I. FAITH TESTED – (Genesis 22:1-2)
    A.The Timing is “After These Things” – (v.1)
    B. The Test is Losing Everything – (v.2a)
    C. The Trip is to Mount Moriah – (v.2b)

II. FAITH DEMONSTRATED – (Genesis 22:3-14)
    A. Immediate Obedience – (v.3)
    B. Continuing Obedience – (vv.4-8; Heb. 11:17-19)
        1. The three day journey
        2. The faith to worship and return
        3. The Lord will provide for Himself a lamb
    C. Ultimate Obedience – (vv.9-14)
        1. The willingness to sacrifice his son
        2. The reason for the test
        3. The substitutionary ram

III. FAITH REWARDED – (Genesis 22:15-19)
    A. Reason for God’s Promises – (vv.15-16)
    B. Result of Abraham’s Obedience – (vv.17-19)
    C. Response of God’s People – (James 2:14-23)

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