And Abraham called the name of the place, The-Lord-Will-Provide; as it is said to this day, “In the mount of the Lord it shall be provided.”
God tested Abraham when He commanded him to sacrifice Isaac, his only son (Gen. 22:1-2). Like most trials, this one did not make sense. God had never required a human sacrifice. It was in direct contrast to His nature.
Why would God take Abraham’s son of old age, especially when He had promised to make him the father of many nations?
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