What’s your reaction to this text?
Where do you see Jesus being illustrated in the text?
How do you think Abraham felt on the three day journey to Moriah from Beersheba?
Has God ever asked you to give up something precious to you?
Why do you think God asks people to give up parts of their lives? Do you think God wants to withhold blessing from people? What other reason might he want someone to give up some aspect of their life?
God has promised love, forgiveness, transformation and eternal life to us. Do you trust that if God asks you to give something up that it’s because he has something better in store for you?