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Never Stop Listening

"Some time later God tested Abraham. He said to him, “Abraham!”
“Here I am,” he replied.
Then God said, “Take your son, your only son, whom you love—Isaac—and go to the region of Moriah. Sacrifice him there as a burnt offering on a mountain I will show you.”Early the next morning Abraham got up and loaded his donkey. He took with him two of his servants and his son Isaac. When he had cut enough wood for the burnt offering, he set out for the place God had told him about."
The story in Genesis 22 is gripping. If you're a parent, I'm sure you can imagine with me how impossible obedience would seem to be. To sacrifice your only son - your long-awaited, prayed-for, and promised child becoming the solitary thing standing between you and your faith in God. 
God calls to Abraham and he's listening and answers. When God gives Abraham the instruction to sacrifice his son, Abraham follows in obedience. 
I'm the kind of person who needs more. I am imagining all the context b…

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