Are you willing to give up?
In The Bible we read the story of Abraham who was commanded to sacrifice his only son, Isaac, as an offering to God. He was to take him to a mountain, build an altar and then kill his only son. As they are traveling along, Isaac asks his father where the sacrifice is because they have not brought along a lamb to offer at the altar. At the last moment, God stops Abraham from going through with this act, and low and behold, He provides a ram, stuck in a thicket by its horns for them to offer as a sacrifice.
The key point here is, Abraham was willing to do what God had asked of him. He knew that this act would cost him his only beloved son. But, he was willing to sacrifice him for God. And because of that free will that Abraham exercised, God blessed him…
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