|In the beginning||Time|
|God created the heavens||Space|
|and the earth||Matter|
|and the Spirit of God||Force|
ie., 'King of Righteousness'
A King shall reign in righteousness. Isa 32:1
|King of Salem- |
ie., 'King of Peace'
|His name shall be called the Prince of Peace. Isa 9:6,7|
|King and Priest||He shall sit and rule upon His throne, and shall be a Priest. Zech 6:13 (Both offices are united only in Christ.)|
|Made like unto the Son of God. Heb 7:3||A Great High Priest that is passed into the heavens, Jesus the Son of God. Heb 4:14|
|Having neither beginning of days nor end of life.||He ever liveth to make intercession. Heb 7:25|
|Abideth a priest continually.||But this man, because He continueth ever, hath an unchangeable priesthood. Heb 7:24|
|Met Abraham after his victory, refreshed him with bread and wine, and blessed him. Gen 14:18||So Christ draws near to us, and gives us communion with Himself, after times of conflict in which He has given us the victory.|
|Mount Moriah (Gen 22)||Mount Calvary|
|v.2, Take now thy son...||Heb 1:1,2. God... hath spoken to us by His Son.|
|thine only son...||Joh 3:16. God... gave His only begotten Son.|
|whom thou lovest.||Joh 1:18. The only begotten Son, which is in the bosom of the Father.|
|And get thee into the land of Moriah||2Chr 3:1. Solomon began to build the house of the Lord... in Mount Moriah. (Thus what was probably the same spot became the place of the Temple sacrifices.)|
|Upon one of the mountains that I will tell thee of...||Luk 23:33. And when they were come to the place which is called Calvary, there they crucified Him.|
|and offer him there for a burnt offering||Heb 10:5-10. Sanctified through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once for all.|
|v.4. Abraham lifted up his eyes and saw the place afar off.||Acts 3:18. God before hath showed by the mouth of all His prophets that Christ should suffer. (The Father knew before the foundation of the world.)|
|v.6. And Abraham took the wood of the burnt offering, and laid it upon Isaac his son.||Joh 19:17. And He, bearing His cross, went forth. (See Joh 18:11)|
|and they went both of them together.||Joh 10:17,18. Therefore doth my Father love Me, because I lay down My life. No man taketh it from Me, but I lay it down of Myself... This commandment have I received from my Father.|
|v.7. Where is the lamb for a burnt offering?||Joh 1:29. Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world.|
|v.8. God will provide Himself the lamb. [RV]||Rev 13:8. The Lamb slain from the foundation of the world.|
|So they went both of them together.||Psa 40:8. I delight to do Thy will, O My God.|
|v.9. Abraham built an altar there, and bound Isaac his son, and laid him upon the altar upon the wood.||Acts 2:23. Him being delivered by the determinate counsel and foreknowledge of God.|
Isa 53:6. The Lord hath laid on Him the iniquity of us all.
|v.10. And Abraham stretched forth his hand, and took the knife to slay his son.||Isa 53:10. It pleased the Lord to bruise Him.|
Mat 27:46. My God, My God, why hast Thou forsaken Me?
|v.11. The angel of the Lord called unto him out of heaven.||Contrast- no voice from heaven.|
Mat 26:53,54; Mat 27:42. He saved others, Himself He cannot save.
|v.12. Thou hast not withheld thy son, thine only son.||Jer 6:26. (When God speaks of deep grief, He compares it to the loss of an only son.)|
|v.13. Abraham took the ram, and offered him up for a burnt offering in the stead of his son.||Isa 53:7,11. He is brought as a lamb to the slaughter... He shall bear their iniquities.|
|Gen 6:5,7. God saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth... and the Lord said, I will destroy man whom I have created from the face of the earth.|
2Pet 3:6. Whereby the world that then was being overflowed with water, perished.
|2Pet 3:7,11. But the heavens and the earth which are now, by the same word, are kept in store, reserved unto fire against the day of judgment and perdition of ungodly men... Seeing then that all these things shall be dissolved, what manner of persons ought ye to be in all holy conversation and godliness?|
|Gen 6:5 - 7:24. The Ark was God's plan. It had to be made according to His measure.||Rom 3:24,25. ''The redemption'' that is in Christ Jesus is also God's plan; for the next verse says, ''Whom God hath set forth to be a propitiation through faith in His blood...''|
|The Ark was a place of safety.||Heb 6:18. That we might have a strong consolation who have fled for refuge, to lay hold of the hope set before us.|
|The Ark bore the storm of judgment.||Psa 69:2. I am come into deep waters where the floods overflow Me.|
|The Ark had to be entered by the Door.||Joh 10:9. Jesus said, I am the Door, by Me if any man enter in, he shall be saved.|