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Abraham and Isaac, part two

Through his beloved Son, God invites us into the kind of relationship he had with Abraham. We too, can enter into dialogue with God about the things that are important to us. We too get to press God on what he has promised. Yet, as with Abraham, we too must not withhold anything from God. If we cannot place everything we hold dear,including our hopes and dreams, the people we love most, even the very circumstances of our lives before God and say, “Thy will be done,” then we do great damage to our relationship with God. We commit the sin of idolatry. Intimacy and trust, the most important elements in any relationship of significance, are only possible when both parties withhold nothing. Continue reading

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