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  • on September 12, 2021

Isaac

Isaac was born to his parents at a very old age, hence he was beloved to his parents. Yet he submitted himself to his dad’s wish to sacrifice him. This is a pre-mark of Jesus’ sacrifice on the cross. Although he lived in a culture where men married many women, he married one woman and lived a disciplined life.

Strengths:

He was very much obedient to his father that he was ready to sacrifice his life.

First man in the Bible who meditated.

Lived with one wife.

He was a God-fearing and faithful man. He prayed for his wife.

He made peace with his enemies.

Since his focus was on heaven, he did not build a house or city in Canaan. 

Weaknesses:

Feared for his life and lied that his wife is his sister.

Other references:

Places lived: Canaan

Parents: Abraham, Sarah

Wife: Rebecca

Sons: Esau, Jacob

Bible references: Genesis 17:15-18:15; 21:1-28:9; Romans 9:7-13; Galatians 4:21-31; Hebrews 11:17-20; James 2:21-24 and some more.

Note: Every Sunday a character from the Bible will be analyzed and shared in this space. Make use of it to strengthen your Bible knowledge.

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