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“And the LORD visited Sarah as he had said, and the LORD did unto Sarah as he had spoken.  For Sarah conceived, and bare Abraham a son in his old age, at the set time of which God had spoken to him. And Abraham called the name of his son that was born unto him, whom Sarah bare to him, Isaac.” Genesis 21:1-3 What great rejoicing there must have been when Isaac was born.  Sarah was now ninety years old, but I am sure she felt blessed beyond measure when she held that little boy in her arms.  We can…

“Take your son, your only son-yes, Isaac, whom you love so much-and go to the land of Moriah. Go and sacrifice him as a burnt offering on one of the mountains, which I will show you” (Genesis 22:2 from the New Living Translation) Abraham and Sarah were desperate for a son of their own. I do not have children but I know that having a child is one of the most precious gifts that God can give us. Imagine the faith it took Abraham to bring his long awaited son, Isaac, to the top of that mountain? I cannot even…