WHAT IS THE QUALITY OF
he said, Take now thy son, thine only son
Isaac, whom thou lovest, and get thee into the land of Moriah; and
offer him there for a burnt offering upon one of the mountains which
I will tell thee of". Genesis
the above scripture, God said to Abraham, take your son Isaac and
sacrifice him unto me.
would God ask Abraham to sacrifice Isaac to Him knowing that Isaac
son, the seed of promise
only son of Abraham
requires our sacrifice; the sacrifice of our praise, body, time,
talent and ability. If it is convenient for you, it is not a
Abraham waited for about 25years for this child but when God said
kill Him, he had every reason to say No, but he said, "yes sir"
and took Isaac to the mountain for the sacrifice. In verse 5, when he
was asked, he told his servant, "myself and this lad are going up
to the mountain to worship and coming back".
did not tell Abraham to go and worship on the mountain, He said, go
and sacrifice your son there.
in verse 8, Isaac looked at his father and said "father, here is
the fire and the wood but where is the lamb for the sacrifice and
Abraham said, "….the Lord will provide". In other words,
Abraham was saying I know God will not touch this son. He was
was he so confident?
was confident because in Genesis 17:19, God gave a word to him and
Sarah saying, Isaac is the seed of covenant and through Isaac, the
whole world would be blessed.
was not an ignorant man, he knew his God. He knew that If God had
said, this son will multiply and fill the whole earth, this same God
will not kill that son. He knew that even if his son died, he would
rise again because God cannot lie.
withholding from God, until you give Him what is in your hands, God
cannot give to you what is in His Hands.
promise of God in your life will come to pass; in your marriage,
business, trade, job, children, destiny and every area of your life.
God is not a liar.
I come against the destroyer destroying lives, marriages, business,
job, etc, you will not proceed further in the name of Jesus. You will
not stop my praise. I will offer unto God the sacrifice of praise.
Reading: Hebrews 13:15
of wisdom: If it is convenient for you, it is not a sacrifice.