Outline of Isaac’s life : Snippet


Outline of Isaac’s life

1. Abraham names his son as Isaac – Genesis 21:3
2. Abraham circumcisizes his son Isaac when he is eight days old – Genesis 21:4 
3. Abraham was hundred years old when Isaac was born to him – Genesis 21:5 
4. Abraham makes a great feast the same day that Isaac was weaned – Genesis 21:8
5. God asks Abraham to go to the land of Moriah and to offer up Isaac as a burnt offering upon one of the mountains. Abraham obeys and offers up Isaac as a burnt offering and the angel of the LORD stops him at the nick of time. A ram that the LORD provides is offered up instead. The LORD blesses Abraham and his seed seeing that he did not hesitate to offer up his only son Isaac – Genesis 22:1-18
6. Abraham calls his eldest servant and makes him swear that he will not take a wife for Isaac out of the children of the Canaanites but instead would take a wife for Isaac from his own kindred – Genesis 24:1-4 
7. Isaac takes Rebekah as his wife and brought her into his mother Sarah’s tent and he loved her – Genesis 24:62-67
8. Isaac and Ishmael bury their father Abraham in the cave of Machpelah when Abraham turns really old and dies Genesis 25:8-10
9. After the death of Abraham, God blessed his son Isaac and Isaac dwelt by the well Lahai-roi – Genesis 25:11 
10. Isaac becomes the father of twins Esau and Jacob at the age of sixty – Genesis 25:19-26 
11. Isaac loved Esau because he was a cunning hunter and gave Isaac venison to eat whereas Rebekah loved Jacob – Genesis 25:27-28 
12. There was a famine in the land and Isaac traveled to Gerar unto Abimelech king of the Philistines and God appears to Isaac and blesses him, his seed and all the land that he would inherit – Genesis 26:1-6 
13. Isaac passes off Rebekah as his sister to the people of Gerar and Abimelech notices Isaac and Rebekah being loving to each other in the manner of husband and wife and Abimelech chided Isaac and then forbid anyone from hurting Isaac and Rebekah – Genesis 26:7-11 
14. God blesses Isaac, the strife over the wells between Isaac’s herdmen and the herdmen of Gerar and the oath between Abimelech and Isaac that they will not hurt each other – Genesis 26:12-33 
15. Esau tooks wives of the Hittites which caused grief to Isaac and Rebekah – Genesis 26:34-35
16. Rebekah and Jacob trick Isaac in blessing his second born Jacob with the blessings that is reserved for the first born. Esau loses out on getting the first born’s blessings and he is furious with Jacob and wants to kill him Genesis 27:1-41 
17. Isaac blesses Jacob and sends him away to Padanaram to his uncle Laban who was the brother of Rebekah, Jacob’s and Esau’s mother and the son of Bethuel the Syrian. Isaac tells Jacob not to take a wife of the daughters of Canaan but to go to his uncle Laban and marry one of his daughters Genesis 27:46-28:5 
18. Esau sees that the daughters of Canaan did not please his father Isaac so went to Ishmael Abraham’s son and took his daughter Mahalath to be his wife Genesis 28:6-9 
19. Isaac dies when he is 180 years old and his sons Jacob and Esau bury him Genesis 35:27-29 

– By SAP for almondtreerod.com

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