This book is revealing, informative, and instructive about the life of one of the Bible's most prominent figures and second patriarch of the Hebrews, Isaac, the son of Abraham and father of Jacob. It offers some helpful insights into the wise and unwise actions of Isaac from within the biblical context and contemporary understanding of Christian life. It also covers Isaac's background, his character strengths, accomplishments, weaknesses, and failures, as well as opportunities and the threats that he faced in his walk with God.
God uses all sorts of people to do His work—people like me and you. His grace forgives the darkest of sins and reaches both flawed and common people—weak or strong or imperfect. Isaac, the son of Abraham and the father of Jacob is a typical example and an object lesson about the workings of God’s grace.
Although the record of his life as related in the Bible shows he was by nature a quiet, gentle, dutiful, and nonviolent man, he is also seen as a man who tried to please God yet suffered from many human foibles. But despite his shortcomings, God still worked through him to accomplish His eternal purpose and plans.
In this new edition of The Biblical Aspect of Isaac’s Life, the author, Ike Ozuome, explores Isaac’s background, his character strengths, accomplishments, weaknesses, and failures, as well as the opportunities and threats he had in life. The book was primarily written to offer helpful insights into Isaac’s wise and unwise actions within the biblical context and in terms of contemporary understanding of the Christian life.
The overall objective of the author is to try and help Christians who are struggling in their walk with Christ Jesus to discover the basic ingredients of a vital, growing relationship with God and to apply them in their own lives. The book will help the reader realize how God interacts with His people. He or she will identify his or her strengths and weaknesses, opportunities and threats, and bridge past events to experiences and trials he or she faces in the present.
An insightful and highly-recommended read!