Put to death by his father's zeal, he came back to life at the word of the one who prevented the slaughter. In him the type of the saving passion was also prefigured. Hence the Lord also said to the Jews, "Your father Abraham rejoiced at the prospect of seeing my day; he saw it and was glad. Isaac and Jesus were "only, beloved" sons of a righteous father; Ishmael had been sent away in Genesis
Isaac is a Type Bible study on resurrection. When Abraham offered Isaac, and God stayed his hand from slaying the boy, the Bible tells us Abraham received him back as a type Heb. Commenting on this, Barnes says: He was to Abraham dead.
He had given him up. He had prepared to offer him as a sacrifice. He lay there before him as one who was dead. From that altar he was raised up by direct Divine interposition, as if he was raised from the grave, and this was to Abraham a figure or a representation of the resurrection.
Abraham "received him back, risen from that death which he had undergone in, under, the figure of the ram.
Both Jesus and Isaac were Sons of promise. Jesus is the promised One through whom God blesses all the nations Gal. Both Jesus and Isaac are responsible for descendants of Abraham.
Both Jesus and Isaac were sacrificed in Moriah. God commanded Abraham to sacrifice Isaac on a mountain in the land of Moriah Gen. Jesus was sacrificed in Moriah 2 Ch. Moriah is the place God provides the sacrifice for our sins Gen.
Both Jesus and Isaac carried wood for their sacrifice.
Abraham laid the wood on Isaac, who carried it up the mountain Gen. Jesus bore His cross which was made of wood Jn. Both Isaac and Jesus did work necessary to become a sacrifice to God.
Both Jesus and Isaac were obedient to their Fathers to the point of death. Isaac obeyed his father, who bound him and laid him on the alter Gen. Jesus obeyed His father and was obedient to the point of crucifixion, through which He learned obedience Phil.
Both Jesus and Isaac were raised up by the power of God. When God stopped Abraham from slaying his son, Abraham considered that God raised him from the dead Heb. God raised Jesus from the dead Rom. Jesus tells us that Abraham saw His day -- the day Jesus left heaven and came to earth Jn.In both stories, Jesus 1 and Isaac 2 are explicitly identified as their father's special “one and only son.” This is relevant because few father-son relationships are described this way in the Biblical texts, and yet this unique specialness of the son to their father is central to both the story of Isaac and Jesus.
Isaac was essentially "dead" to his grieving father when God commanded him to sacrifice his son. On the "third day" God provided another sacrifice and his son was restored. God's son died on the Cross and was resurrected on the third day!
Like our Savior Jesus Christ, we must be willing to sacrifice whatever it takes to "press toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus" (verse 14).
The glorious life of the coming Kingdom of God is attained through sacrifice, and the way we know (John ). The Religion of Sacrifice and Abraham, Isaac and Jesus.
God’s unconditional command that Abraham offer up Isaac as a sacrifice as depicted in Scripture: “Take your son, your favored one, Isaac, whom you love, and go to the land of Moriah, As we conclude this essay. Isaac and Jesus were "only, beloved" sons of a righteous father; Ishmael had been sent away in Genesis [Genesis ].
Both Isaac and Jesus are identified as the "son of Abraham" [see Genesis ; ; Matthew ]. The Lord Himself provided the sacrifice (the ram, Jesus).
[Note, the word order in the Hebrew text of Genesis could read, “The Lord will provide Himself the lamb for the burnt offering, my son.” A foreshadowing of Jesus] Blood was shed.
The sacrifice was a substitute (ram a substitute for Isaac, Jesus a substitute for us).