The life of isaac part 1


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First part of a study of Isaac's life

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  • Interesting overlap of Noah Shem and Abraham... young Essau and Jacob would also have the benefit of hearing storied from an older Abraham
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The life of isaac part 1

  1. 1. The Life qj*x=yof Isaac (1) Laindon - 11th & 18th January 1
  2. 2. Our plan of study• Introduction• Where Isaac dwelt• His family and contemporaries• The main events in his life• God’s promises• Types and shadows• Isaac in the NT & his relationship with us Life of Isaac 2
  3. 3. Isaac – qj*x=yIsaac *Strong’s 3327+ – Hebrew Yitschak, qj*x=y!, laughter – In the poetical books sometimes qj*c=y!, Yischak‘ “And Sarah said, God hath made me to laugh, so that all that hear will laugh with me.” Genesis 21:6 Life of Isaac 3
  4. 4. Genesis word cloud Life of Isaac 4
  5. 5. Isaac in the scriptures (1) Life of Isaac 5
  6. 6. Isaac in the scriptures (2) Life of Isaac 6
  7. 7. Where Isaac dwelt• Born in Gerar• Moves with Abraham to Beersheba• Travels to Moriah with his father• Returns to Beersheba• Abraham moves to Hebron where Sarah dies• Isaac is dwelling in Beerlahairoi when Rebekah arrives with Abraham’s servant• Abraham dies in Hebron where Isaac and Ishmael bury him• Isaac moves to Gerar because of a famine• He prospers greatly, then moves to Beersheba• He finally moves to Hebron where he dies and is buried by his sons Life of Isaac 7
  8. 8. Gerar & contemporary map Life of Isaac 8
  9. 9. Beersheba[Well of seven or oath] Life of Isaac 9
  10. 10. Road near Beerlahairoi[The well of him that liveth and seeth me] Life of Isaac 10
  11. 11. Hebron[Alliance or community] Life of Isaac 11
  12. 12. Isaac’s family Life of Isaac 12
  13. 13. Chronology 2433 BC 2100 BC 1861 BC 2300 BC Jacob & Esau born 950 600 60 180 40 100 175The flood Isaac marries Isaac dies Life of Isaac 13
  14. 14. Isaac is promised (Genesis 17)• God covenants with Abraham concerning his seed (Genesis 12:7)• Abraham and Sarah wait 25 years for the promised seed• Conception immediately follows institution of the rite of circumcision (Acts 7:8)• Abraham is 100 years old and Sarah is 90 years old when Isaac is born (Genesis 21) Life of Isaac 14
  15. 15. Separated from Ishmael (Genesis 21)• Ishmael, aged 14 at Isaac’s birth, mocks/ persecutes him (Genesis 21:9 & Galatians 4:29)• Sarah requires Hagar and Ishmael to be cast out (:10-11)• God speaks to Abraham and confirms that it must be so (:12-13)• Hagar and Ishmael are cast out (:12-21) Life of Isaac 15
  16. 16. Offered by his father (Genesis 22)• God requires Abraham to offer Isaac, his ‘only son, whom thou lovest’ as a burnt offering (:2)• Abraham’s response is ‘to rise up early’ (:3)• Abraham and Isaac go 3 day’s journey and promise to return again (:4-5)• God will provide himself a lamb (:6-12)• A ram is provided and Abraham calls the place Yahweh-yir’eh – God will provide (:13-14)• God renews His covenant with Abraham (:15-19) Life of Isaac 16
  17. 17. Location of Mount MoriahThe place whereMelchizedekoffered sacrificeto God?The place whereAbraham offeredIsaacThe site of thethreshing floor ofAraunah theJebusiteThe place whereSolomon built theTemple Isaac - His Sacrifice 17
  18. 18. A wife is chosen for him (Genesis 24)• Sarah dies in Hebron at the age of 127, Isaac being 37 years of age (Genesis 23)• Eliezer is sent by Abraham to choose a wife for Isaac from amongst his relatives• Rebekah, daughter of Bethuel and grand- daughter of Nahor is chosen Life of Isaac 18