The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
the second time,
GEN 22:16 And said, By myself have I sworn, saith the LORD, for because
thou hast done this thing, and hast not withheld thy son, thine only
GEN 22:17 That in blessing I will bless thee, and in multiplying I will
multiply thy seed as the stars of the heaven, and as the sand which is
upon the sea shore; and thy seed shall possess the gate of his enemies;
GEN 22:18 And in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be
blessed; because thou hast obeyed my voice.
GEN 22:19 So Abraham returned unto his young men, and they rose up and
went together to Beersheba; and Abraham dwelt at Beersheba.
King James Bible