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My Faith was not Developed in a Day
Religion and Theology
Pages 3 (753 words)
Full name Professor Subject Date My Faith was not Developed in a Day When my son Isaac grew to be a fine young man, God called me one day and told me to go to a mountain that He will show me, to sacrifice the only son He knew I treasured more than my own life.
If He asked for my life, without question, I will let Him have it. But my son? Only a father who waited for years to get the son he was promised, would understand the pain I was suffering that night. I wanted to argue with God, bargain with Him if possible. However, images of my years of pilgrimage on this earth flashed before my eyes like they just happened a few days ago. I remembered the very first day God spoke to me telling me to leave my people, my father’s household and go to a place He was to show me, a place I never saw and did not know what to expect. This begun my long journey and the adventures God set for me to enjoy and the lessons I was to pick along the way. I saw myself using my wife as my protection to my flesh and life against the Egyptians as we went there because of a famine we experienced along the way. I was afraid that Pharaoh might envy me because my wife was exceedingly beautiful even as she was getting old, might kill me and take Sarai as his own. Although she was my half sister, I asked her to reveal only that information and not tell them that she was also my wife. Although God did not speak directly to me that time that what I did was wrong, He showed me this by inflicting diseases on Pharaoh and his households. ...
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