“ 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.'” -Genesis 22:2
Merely saying that one has faith is God is different from actually having faith in God, which is the same as a person who “loves” another only during times of joy. It’s easy to love as long as things are going well. But when things are not and we feel like loving is too much of a burden, that is when our love is tested and proven. The same is true with our faith: faith is not faith until proven.
We’ve seen this throughout the Bible, where God’s people are constantly tested not to destroy them, but to strengthen them that their faith may be made pure. Think about God’s call for Abraham to…
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