Abraham’s sacrifice/ isaacs trauma?

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God told Abraham to sacrifice Isaac.
I cannot imagine having to do such a thing.
But, Abraham was going to do this. It obviously shows Great Faith. That’s Awesome. Hopefully my faith grows to this kind of scope. But not now. Because I would worry what would happen to my granddaughter in the aftermath of me kidnapping her and tying her to a altar at knifepoint.
The questions arise such as;

if God did ask me to do something so out of the ordinary, as this, how would I cope if it traumatised her. Even divided my family. I’d be charged and maybe sent to prison... beat up and tortured. Lots of pain etc....
I’m not saying He will ask me to do such a task.
But what if, is going through my mind.
Has any of you stopped and wondered how far you would go if God asked you to do something so strong?
I do. And I admit it does scare me.

He’s already asked me to do something I didn’t want to do once.i complied because it was easy

I may be just paranoid.
But does God reenact His biblical acts with us?
Will we have to eventually do this kind of thing?
 
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I think the saga with Abraham was more like a kind of dare. Abraham obviously knew the outcome as he just told Isaac 'God will provide a lamb' and He did.

So I think Abraham and God must have talked about it beforehand so both know what was involved it was more like was Abraham willing to do it? That test of obedience takes more courage than the act itself.

I mean dying used to scare me when I thought about it but now after being saved, dying doesn't seem to have any fear factor at all for me. If God wanted me to go be with him then it would be the right time won't it? I think its human to be a bit fearful of what God asks us to sacrifice, ie. give up what we love. Jesus didn't want his minsitry to end and be away from his disicples and be crucified, but he saw how important it was to God that he take on this suffering. And we do know he prayed about it because his prayer is written in the Bible.
 
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God told Abraham to sacrifice Isaac.
I cannot imagine having to do such a thing.
But, Abraham was going to do this. It obviously shows Great Faith. That’s Awesome. Hopefully my faith grows to this kind of scope. But not now. Because I would worry what would happen to my granddaughter in the aftermath of me kidnapping her and tying her to a altar at knifepoint.
The questions arise such as;

if God did ask me to do something so out of the ordinary, as this, how would I cope if it traumatised her. Even divided my family. I’d be charged and maybe sent to prison... beat up and tortured. Lots of pain etc....
I’m not saying He will ask me to do such a task.
But what if, is going through my mind.
Has any of you stopped and wondered how far you would go if God asked you to do something so strong?
I do. And I admit it does scare me.

He’s already asked me to do something I didn’t want to do once.i complied because it was easy

I may be just paranoid.
But does God reenact His biblical acts with us?
Will we have to eventually do this kind of thing?
Good points in this thread...
All Christians must be tested for there is no point in possession except for expression.
Of course the testing must be in the context of scripture...
I like that song 'when I lay my Isaac down'.