What does it say?
- Read Genesis 22
- Who are the people in this passage?
- How did God test Abraham? (vv. 1–2)
- How did Abraham respond to this test? (v. 3)
- Who did he take with him?
- What did Isaac ask Abraham in v. 7?
- What was Abraham's response? (v. 8)
- What does the angel tell Abraham in vv. 11–12?
- What did Abraham sacrifice as a substitute for Isaac?
- What did Abraham call the LORD in v. 14?
- What promise did the angel of the LORD tell Abraham in vv. 15–18?
- What are some repeated words and phrases?
What does it mean?
- Why did God test Abraham?
- Why does Abraham offer Isaac as a sacrifice?
- What new promises does the angel tell Abraham?
- Why does the author include vv. 20–24?
- How can we understand this passage through the gospel?
How should it change us?
- What can we learn about God from this passage?
- How do you need to change in light of this passage?
- How can you encourage other church members struggling with this passage?