Isaac was born to his parents at a very old age, hence he was beloved to his parents. Yet he submitted himself to his dad’s wish to sacrifice him. This is a pre-mark of Jesus’ sacrifice on the cross. Although he lived in a culture where men married many women, he married one woman and lived a disciplined life.
He was very much obedient to his father that he was ready to sacrifice his life.
First man in the Bible who meditated.
Lived with one wife.
He was a God-fearing and faithful man. He prayed for his wife.
He made peace with his enemies.
Since his focus was on heaven, he did not build a house or city in Canaan.
Feared for his life and lied that his wife is his sister.
Places lived: Canaan
Parents: Abraham, Sarah
Sons: Esau, Jacob
Bible references: Genesis 17:15-18:15; 21:1-28:9; Romans 9:7-13; Galatians 4:21-31; Hebrews 11:17-20; James 2:21-24 and some more.
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