The Test – Genesis 22:1-2 Why? Why would a good and loving God ask an obedient and faithful man to do this? The answer can be found in the original language of Moses, the inspired, human author of Genesis. The Hebrew word nasah, translated “tested” in Genesis 22:1, has the idea of proving the quality of something, usually by putting it through a trial of some kind. God wanted to prove the validity—the authenticity—of Abraham’s faith. Remember, though, that God is omnisc… http://ow.ly/j3tb5093btQ

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