Old Testament Bible Lesson Eighteen: Isaac and Rebekah

It is incredible to think that Isaac is the son of promise, but that very little is detailed in Scripture concerning him.  One event that the Lord desires for us to consider is how Isaac obtained a wife.  While there are many points that may be drawn out, let us consider two.  First, not just anyone would do.  Abraham was determined that his son, the son of promise, would not take a wife of the daughters of the Canaanites. Second, we may note Isaac’s reaction to Rebekah.  Upon Abraham’s servant returning with Rebekah, we read that Isaac loved Rebekah. (Gen.25.67)  How is it that Isaac could love Rebekah, whom he hardly knew?  

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