Abraham’s Faith

1After these things God tested Abraham and said to him, ‘Abraham!’ And he said, ‘Here I am.’ 2He said, ‘Take your son, your only son Isaac, whom you love, and go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains of which I shall tell you.’ 3So Abraham rose early in the morning, saddled his donkey, and took two of his young men with him, and his son Isaac. And he cut the wood for the burnt offering and arose and went to the place of which God had told him.” ~ Genesis 22:1-3

The first thing I noticed was that it didn’t seem like Abraham told Sarah anything about this. He didn’t tell anyone. He heard from God and just automatically stepped out on the branch in faith. He didn’t tell all these people so that they could talk him out of doing what God told him to do. He just did it, no questions, no second-guessing, he just stepped out in faith and did as he was told.

How many of us hear from God, know it’s what we need to do, but talk too much? We talk to others and ask their opinions, and soon their opinions seem better than God’s, so we let them talk us right out of it. We take advice from everyone else, except God. The one who created Heaven and Earth. The one who created each and every one of us. The one who wants what’s best for us. The one who knows what’s best for us. Yet we still listen to man, over God.

We don’t fulfill what He wants from us, which doesn’t hurt Him. It hurts us. How many Christians refuse to sacrifice their jobs so that God can give us a better, more stable one? How many Christians refuse to give up their time so that God can give us more efficient time? Imagine how strong the church would be if we all just did as God tells us instead of talking amongst ourselves bringing doubt. We would be unstoppable. We would be exactly where God wanted us. We would be exactly who God planned us to be.

Peace. Love. Go forth and Have Faith.

Back to Hope?

Back to Daily Bread?

Similar Content

Like and Share This:

Leave a Comment