Chris Juby

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Genesis 22 (in 140 characters or less)

God told Abraham to sacrifice Isaac. As Abraham obeyed, an angel stopped him. The LORD provided a ram instead and blessed Abraham.

Posted on 29 Aug 2010 to 13,482 followers, with 40 retweets.
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Comments

ika

i like this

janine marabella

why did god ask Abraham to sacrifice Isaac?

chrisjuby

Hi Janine - the chapter says that God was testing Abraham.

Tommy

Is that the paraphrase for Genesis 22 ?

chrisjuby

Hi Tommy - it's just a short summary of the chapter.

Wonderer

So God and the LORD are different

chrisjuby

Hi Wonderer, no I use 'God' and 'the LORD' pretty much interchangeably. Most English translations use LORD (all caps) when the text has the tetragrammaton YHWH. There are other names for God as well, but they all refer to the one God.

Carole

V:8 ........God himself will provide the lamb for the burnt offering.
Prophetic? God did provide Jesus the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world.

Nia

God asked Abraham to sacrifice Isaac his son he loved dearly so God said Abraham get Isaac the son you love dearly take him to the mountain of Morah and sacrifice him there Abraham cried as he tied his son Isaac with rope Isaac was afraid that his dad may do something to him Abraham! God said stop don't touch your son I know how much you love me Abraham untied his son Isaac and his son Isaac wasn't scared oh Isaac my son! Abraham said dad! Isaac said they hugged each other and that was the end

Junior

I like the details u put in the summary and GOD bless you

BOB

It is ok but but not enough.

Isaac

Thanks dad,,,,, for you loved God more than anything you tied my legs and hands I failed to understand what my dad is doing to me,but suddenly you untied again. But God realized you also love me more than a lamp.

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