Hebrews’s “Gallery of Faith” beckons us to trust God fully in the face of worldly opposition. Abraham, for example, offered his son Isaac to God, trusting His word. Isaac, in turn, believed God’s promises, blessing his own sons. Later, Joseph left burial instructions in faith that God would return his people to the promised land, and Moses demonstrated faith by looking to God instead of the pleasures of Egypt. Their examples challenge us to live lives likewise marked by faith.
17By faith Abraham, when he was tested, offered up Isaac, and he who had received the promises was in the act of offering up his only son,
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