Imagine having to give up what is most precious to you! Could you do it? God asked Abraham to sacrifice Isaac. Abraham obeyed, even though it was scary. But then God provided a sheep to be sacrificed instead. Because Abraham had not even withheld his only son from God, God gave him a BIG promise of many descendants and great blessing!
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Episode 8: follow the story of Genesis from creation to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob
God told Abraham to take Isaac to the region of Moriah and sacrifice him, even though he was the son God would fulfil his promises through! Abraham was scared, but he obeyed God's instructions. He trusted that God would still keep his promise, even if that meant raising Isaac from the dead.
Instead, God provided a sheep to be sacrificed instead and Isaac was saved. Because Abraham had not even withheld his only son from God, God gave him a BIG promise of many descendants and great blessing!
Suitable for primary school aged children.
(Created using TnT's 'On The Way' resources. Order 'On The Way: Book 1' from 10ofThose for accompanying resources.)
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Bella works as a youth ministry trainee for Christ Church Leyton as part of her gap year placement. This involves making Bible story videos for the Sunday School and Toddler ministries. Bella loves cats, geography and going to the theatre.
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