Why would God tell a man to kill his only son? If that’s not your ﬁrst question about Genesis 22:1-19, I really don’t know why not. Whichever way you cut it, this is an astounding and shocking passage in Abraham’s life. This is the last of the chapters in Genesis that we are going to look at together in our series, and it is not a comfortable one.
Christmas is coming. It ﬁlls our houses and horizons, and it ﬁlls up our senses. We smell and taste delicious food and drink; indulging those senses more than any other time of year. We feel the warmth and comfort of our winter clothes or our new Christmas onesies. But how much do you see at Christmas?
God gives us clear warning before he judges our sinful society.
How often have you been through the ringer of life and wondered if God was going to do anything about it? How often have you wondered if God is actually able to do anything about it?