This poetic telling is of the account in the Bible, which was written of in Genesis, chapter twenty-two. It’s the story of Abraham’s act of trust, in a most difficult thing God had asked him to do.
God called upon Abraham to take along Isaac, his much loved and only son, and journey to the land of Moriah, where, He said, a sacrifice would need to be done.
The unthinkable thing about this, was that the sacrifice Abraham was to make–was to be that of his very own son. Abraham must have felt that his heart would break.
God specifically designated Isaac as the sacrifice, leaving no room about it to doubt. So Abraham rose early the very next morning, saddled his donkey, and then set out.
He took two of his young men with him and Isaac, as God had, with certainty, decreed. Abraham had split wood to bring…
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