Thank you, dear reader, for praying. The judge ruled to keep the family together, here in the United States. Praise the Lord!
…You may remember that we had a theme for Passiontide last year: The failure of faith involved in the Sanhedrin’s condemnation of Jesus for blasphemy.
This year, let’s focus on one aspect of Abraham’s faith. We and the Sanhedrin have failed to believe something, and this lack of faith caused Christ’s Passion. But, of course, God brought great good out of that evil.
Abraham simultaneously believed that God would give him countless progeny through his son Isaac, and that God demanded Isaac as a sacrifice.
Either Abraham was utterly irrational, or he reasoned that… [Hint: Hebrews 11:19]