I find it fascinating that there is universal agreement among the ancients that the hill on which Abraham tried to sacrifice Isaac, Mt. Moriah, is identified with the area in which the Temple of Jerusalem, and Calvary, were positioned. So in the very spot where God vowed to Abraham to bless him
Contributed by Andrew Chan on Oct 11, 2002
WHO WILL PROVIDE?
A young woman brought her fiancé home to meet her parents for thanksgiving dinner. After dinner, her mother told her father to find out about the young man. The father invited the fiancé to his study for a talk.
"So what are your plans?" the father asked the young man. "I
Contributed by Sermon Central on May 14, 2012
"BECAUSE YOU DID, DAD."
James Bryan Smith begins this chapter of his book by telling a story about taking his six year old son to an amusement park. While at the park, he and his son got on a ride. A teenage boy buckled them into their seats and then started the ride. The entire time during the
Forbes Magazine states that early risers are the most successful people. The discipline of getting up early produces many positive results, such as:
1. More proactive approach to life
2. The ability to anticipate problems better
3. Better goal-setting
4. Time for exercise
5. Sleep is much
Abraham laid down his Isaac. Lay down your Isaac today and remember the words of Andrew Murray: God is ready to assume full responsibility for the life wholly yielded to Him.
Bruce Larson tells how he helped people struggling to surrender their lives to Christ:
"For many years I worked in
FOUR SPIRITUAL CRISES
The spiritual experience of Abraham was marked by four great crises, each of which involved a surrender of something dear. These were:
(1) LEAVE YOUR COUNTRY AND FAMILY (Gen 12:1 Mt 10:34-39 2Cor 6:14-18) - Is God asking you to go somewhere away from home, family and
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Oct 7, 2019
. Abraham announced to Isaac one day that he had decided to upgrade their family computer to Windows 10. So they traveled to the mountain to download the upgrade.
As they neared the top of the hill, Isaac said, "But father, we don't have enough memory!"
Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 13, 2010
OBEDIENCE IS WHAT MATTERS
"… If two angels in heaven were given assignments by God at the same time, one of them to go and rule over the greatest nation on earth and the other to go sweep the streets of the dirtiest village, each angel would be completely indifferent as to which one got which