"As a jeweler holds a gemstone in the light and turns it slowly, examining each priceless, shining facet, Scott LaPierre holds high this picture of heaven's sacrificial love, and he slowly, unhurriedly, examines its every detail.¬†A Father Offers His Son¬†is beautifully Biblical, incredibly insightful, and remarkably readable."--Cary Green: Speaker, Missionary, Church Planter, and Senior Pastor of Cornerstone Bible Church
Have you ever wondered why God asked Abraham to sacrifice his son in Genesis 22?
The Angel stopped Abraham showing God did not intend for him to kill Isaac, but what did God desire? Prophecies in the Old Testament look forward to Jesus, but He is also revealed through types and shadows. Genesis 22 one of the greatest examples. God wanted to test the patriarch and prophet, Abraham, but readers will discover the account also reveals:
In human terms what God would do with His Son two thousand years later
The many ways Abraham and Isaac are a picture of God and His Son
The tremendous love of God shown through Christ's sacrifice
Genesis 22 is not primarily about Abraham and Isaac. God and Jesus are the true and greater Father and Son shining forth in the account. Abraham did not spare his son but was willing to deliver him up for God. Likewise, God "did not spare His Son, but delivered Him up for us all" (Ro