Genesis 26:1-6 – A MESSAGE FROM GOD
There was a famine in The Promised Land. Isaac was evidently thinking of leaving for Egypt. God appeared to him to warn and encourage Him.
RESTRICTION – Vs. 2a
Isaac was not to leave the land as His Father once did. He was not to go to Egypt like Abraham had. Genesis 12:10-20
REASSURANCE – Vs. 2b-3
Isaac was to dwell in the land that God stipulated. One day the land would belong to Isaac’s descendants.
REPRODUCTION – Vs. 4
Many descendants were promised.
REMINDER – Vs. 5
Isaac was to remember his Father Abraham’s obedience to God