Catholic Activity: Jesse Tree, Day 6 - Isaac
Symbols: Bundle of Wood, Ram
And Isaac was a great type, or symbol of Christ. Both carried up a mount the wood on which they were to be sacrificed. Isaac was the only son of Abraham, Christ was the only begotten son of God.
The altar with the slain lamb is a prefigurement of the Sacrifice of Christ on the Cross and the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass.
Recommended Readings: Genesis 22:1-2, 6-13, 15-19