Hebrews 11:17 By faith Abraham, when he was tried, offered up Isaac: and he that had received the promises offered up his only begotten son.
I can't imagine the faith that it took for Abraham to place his only son upon that altar. He obviously believed God. He believed in His person, His power, and His promises. God had promised that Isaac's descendants would be that great nation that He had promised Abraham.
How could this happen if Isaac were dead? Abraham believed God enough to believe that with God all things are possible. He knew that God would keep His promise even if He had to raise Isaac from the dead.
We can look back and see how God kept His promise. We too can look back and see that God's love for us was so great that He did not hesitate to let His only begotten Son die in our place. He did raise Him from the dead.
We don't need to have faith in what God has done for us in the past. We also need to have faith that He will keep His promises to us in the future.
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