There are no instant saints. That's true for everyone-even someone like Abraham. When he said yes to God's call, he set out on a lifelong path of growth and transformation. Abraham explores the events and circumstances that shaped Abraham's walk with God. It highlights the tests of faith that matured him into becoming God's partner in redeeming humanity. From the challenge to turn his back on his past and embrace an unfamiliar future to the astonishing request that he sacrifice his only son, Abraham became a model of enduring and deepening faith. Through his example, we learn How our responses in life contribute to our spiritual growth What it means to partner with God in his redemptive plan What it is like be called a friend of God Rich in devotional and theological insight, this book by H. Ray Dunning is an outstanding retelling of Abraham's story. It invites us to enter Abraham's world and learn from him the way to spiritual maturity. And most importantly it reminds us that through our faith in Christ we are all children of Abraham.
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