2021-02-21 — Isaac As A Sacrifice: A Picture-perfect Prelude Of The Passion

Church Year: Lent 1:
Date: February 21, 2021

Theme: Isaac As A Sacrifice: A Picture-perfect Prelude Of The Passion

1. Of the love of God who spared not His own Son
2. Of Calvary upon which Christ would be sacrificed
3. Of the substitution that Christ would make in our place

– Genesis 22:1-14

– Pastor: John Hein

Cached Video:
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The Order of Worship: Bulletin

Liturgy: WS, p. 12 ff.

Hymns:

TLH 358 : Lamb of God, We Fall Before Three Hymnary.org link
TLH 156 : Not all the Blood of Beasts Hymnary.org link
TLH 388 : Just As I Am, Without one Plea Hymnary.org link
LSB 550 : Lamb Of God Hymnary.org link

Scripture Readings:

Romans 8:31-39 Passion Harmony

Theme: Isaac As A Sacrifice: A Picture-perfect Prelude Of The Passion

1. Of the love of God who spared not His own Son
2. Of Calvary upon which Christ would be sacrificed
3. Of the substitution that Christ would make in our place

Genesis 22:1–14 (Listen)

The Sacrifice of Isaac

22:1 After these things God tested Abraham and said to him, “Abraham!” And he said, “Here I am.” He said, “Take your son, your only son Isaac, whom you love, and go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains of which I shall tell you.” So Abraham rose early in the morning, saddled his donkey, and took two of his young men with him, and his son Isaac. And he cut the wood for the burnt offering and arose and went to the place of which God had told him. On the third day Abraham lifted up his eyes and saw the place from afar. Then Abraham said to his young men, “Stay here with the donkey; I and the boy6 And Abraham took the wood of the burnt offering and laid it on Isaac his son. And he took in his hand the fire and the knife. So they went both of them together. And Isaac said to his father Abraham, “My father!” And he said, “Here I am, my son.” He said, “Behold, the fire and the wood, but where is the lamb for a burnt offering?” Abraham said, “God will provide for himself the lamb for a burnt offering, my son.” So they went both of them together.

When they came to the place of which God had told him, Abraham built the altar there and laid the wood in order and bound Isaac his son and laid him on the altar, on top of the wood. 10 Then Abraham reached out his hand and took the knife to slaughter his son. 11 But the angel of the LORD called to him from heaven and said, “Abraham, Abraham!” And he said, “Here I am.” 12 He said, “Do not lay your hand on the boy or do anything to him, for now I know that you fear God, seeing you have not withheld your son, your only son, from me.” 13 And Abraham lifted up his eyes and looked, and behold, behind him was a ram, caught in a thicket by his horns. And Abraham went and took the ram and offered it up as a burnt offering instead of his son. 14 So Abraham called the name of that place, “The LORD will provide”;

Footnotes

[1] 22:5 Or young man; also verse 12
[2] 22:14 Or will see
[3] 22:14 Or he will be seen

(ESV)