Abraham: Trial of his Faith in the offering of Isaac
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Genesis 22:1-19
And it came to pass after these things, that God did tempt Abraham, and said to him, Abraham: and he said, Behold, here I am.
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Hebrews 11:17
By faith Abraham, when he was tried, offered up Isaac: and he that had received the promises offered up his only begotten son,
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James 2:21
Was not Abraham our father justified by works, when he had offered Isaac his son on the altar?
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Abraham's Obedience
... his suffering is his duty, and that his trial is his ... the Old-Testament account is
simply, "And Abraham rose up ... his young men with him, and Isaac his son, and ...
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Of Abraham's Obedience and Faith, which were Proved by the ...
... attain to self-knowledge otherwise than by making trial of its ... "By faith," he says,
"Abraham overcame, when ... Isaac was not to be slain, after his father was ...
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Faith Tested and Crowned
... But Abraham's sorest discipline came all sudden, like a ... Sharp trial means increased
possession of God. So his last terrible experience turned to his crowning ...
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The Faith of Abraham.
... His mind is pacified with the thought that a substitute for Isaac will be ... to detract
from the awful severity of the trial, and Abraham's faith waxed strong ...
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Abraham, his Trial in Egypt; his Humility
... Faith, best grounded on simplicity, [580]17; prevails by what ... 731]ib.; giveth an
earnest, His Spirit, [732]290; how said, only after Abraham's trial to know ...
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Chapter xxii
... of God and to the eternal good of His children ... Besides, as Keil well points out,
the trial originated with God not with the devil, not in Abraham's own thoughts ...
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The Trial by Fire
... came near, and said, Lord God of Abraham, Isaac, and of ... having done anything at the
bidding of his own will or ... in all the ordering of this sublime trial by fire ...
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... stand in His holy place by simple faith, and by ... Abraham christened the anonymous
mountain-top, not by a name that reminded him or others of his trial, but by a ...
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The Promises of the Law and the Gospel Reconciled.
... a grown youth at the birth of Isaac, Abraham was justified ... their whole life should
be brought to trial, so that ... of all their slanders, to his faith and probity ...
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The Essence of God Never Appeared in Itself. Divine Appearances to ...
... might well have not discerned the firmness of his own faith, had it not been proved
by such a trial. So here, too, Abraham called the name of the place ...
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