Chapel of the Cross Faith & Family

Family Bible time for the week of November 8-14

Welcome to Chapel's Faith & Family!

This interactive Bible time is a great way for your family to gather around God's Word and read, listen, watch, sing, and do activities together that help you learn more about God's great love for you in Jesus.

Abraham and Isaac

What's the hardest thing you've ever had to do?


God kept His promise to give Abraham and Sarah a son in their old age. They followed God’s command to name him Isaac, which means “he laughs.” And Sarah said, “God has made laughter for me; everyone who hears will laugh over me” (Genesis 21:6). Years passed, and Isaac became a young man. One day, God asked Abraham to do the unthinkable. God said, “Take your son, your only son Isaac, whom you love, and go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains of which I shall tell you.” This was no laughing matter. Isaac was the promised heir, the offspring with whom God had promised to establish an everlasting covenant. What would Abraham do?

Opening Prayer

Heavenly Father, as we go through difficult times in life, help us to trust in You. In Jesus’ name we pray. Amen.

Opening

Lesson 4 Opening | Enduring Faith Bible Curriculum - Unit 4

Bible Truth

God saves us from death.

Bible Lesson: Abraham and Isaac

  • Open your family Bible or a Children's Bible storybook and read this account together OR
  • Read this account using an online Bible (Biblegateway.com) Genesis 22:1–19 OR
  • Listen to the Bible account being read using the video below.
Sacrificing Isaac (Genesis 22)

Talk about it

  • What test did God give Abraham?
  • Who provided (gave) the lamb for the offering?
  • What sacrifice did God make for us?
  • How does God continue to provide for us?

God tested Abraham’s faith and obedience to Him by telling Abraham to give his son Isaac as a sacrifice.


God provided the lamb that Abraham would sacrifice instead of his son Isaac. Abraham had shown that he loved and trusted in God more than anything or anyone, even his beloved son Isaac.


Many years later, God would sacrifice His own Son, Jesus, so we we could have eternal life with Him in heaven.


God continues to provide for us. He gives us our family and friends, a home, food, clothing, and everything we need for this life. Most important, He give us faith to believe in Jesus as our Savior!

Bible Verse

God will provide for Himself the lamb for a burnt offering. Genesis 22:8

Worship Song

You Gave (John 14:19) | Kingdom Rock VBS | Group Publishing

Musical Meditation

Jesus Son of God - Chris Tomlin & Christy Nockels - Passion 2012 - White Flag - (WITH LYRICS) (HD)

Download a page of activities and crafts.

Download a coloring page.

The Lord's Prayer

Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name, Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us; and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For Thine is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever and ever. Amen.

Closing Prayer

Gracious heavenly Father, thank You for giving us Jesus and promising an eternal future with You. In Your name we pray, Jesus. Amen.

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Bible Lesson: Concordia Publishing House

A portion of these Bible lesson materials are from the Enduring Faith Bible Curriculum from Concordia Publishing House. Used by permission.

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