Calvary Church
Getting the Bride
January 23, 2022
Main Scripture Reference(s)
Genesis 23 & 24:

Getting the Bride

January 23, 2022 / Genesis 23 & 24:

For whatever was written in earlier times was written for our instruction, – Romans 15:4 (NASB)

I have also spoken by the prophets, and I have multiplied visions, and used similitudes, by the ministry of the prophets. – Hosea 12:10

Chapter 22 is a picture of Jesus’ death on the Cross

Abraham represents

Isaac represents

Chapter 23: After the sacrifice, Abraham’s wife, Isaac’s mother, is removed from the story (for a time)

Chapter 24 is a picture of what God has been doing for the past 2000 years: Getting for His

So Chapter 24 will be the chapter in Genesis

The Unnamed Servant represents

Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak: and he will show you things to come. – John 16:13 (KJV)

“But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name, He will teach you all things,

– John 14:26 (NASB)

The Unnamed Servant is named Eliezer (Genesis 15:2)

…the heir of my house is Eliezer… – Genesis 15:2 (NASU)

Eliezer: God of help (Strong’s) God is help (BDB) God is helper (NBD)

Rebekah represents (individually & collectively)

“Come here, I shall show you the bride, the wife of the Lamb.” – Revelation 21:9 (NASB)

“Let us rejoice and be glad and give the glory to Him, for the marriage of the Lamb has come and His bride has made herself ready.” – Revelation 19:7 (NASB95)


The Mission of the Holy Spirit: (v.4)

The Woman (Bride) will have a (v.8)

There is no record that Isaac was ever there (vv.6&8)

And Abraham said unto him, Beware thou that thou bring not my son thither again.Genesis 24:6 (KJV)

Notice: The first act is to give the Bride (v.22)

She receives the gift and immediately feels the need to share what happened with those she loves (v.28)


The Temptation: To focus on (v.31)

The Response (v.33) The Clarification (v.34)

He reminds them of his mission (vv.35-48)

(vv.49-53) The are for the Bride and were used in

Others received the benefit of the

(vv.54-56) The World says

…behold, now is “THE ACCEPTABLE TIME,” behold, now is “THE DAY OF SALVATION” – 2 Corinthians 6:2 (NASB95)

(vv.57-61) She had to make a

The Servant does not

The Bride will have for the journey


The Son is at Beer-lahai-roi:

“…the well of him that liveth and seeth me, (EBD)

(a well of the living), a living spring, (NBD)

(vv.66-67) The Bride is brought to

“And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you to Myself; that where I am, there you may be also. – John 14:3 (NASB95)


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