We discussed the story of Abraham & Isaac today and discussed the characterization of God in this story. If Abraham was so devoted to God, then why test him in such a brutal fashion? If God is omnipotent, why test him at all? What do you think the relationship was like between Abraham and his son after?
For homework, please read the book of Job. Click here for a copy.
We used a new app today called SimpleMind+ to create a mind map based on this example:
I asked you to pick three adjectives that describe God in this story and support your selections with textual evidence. Make sure you’ve sent me your screen shot. Click here to download a copy of the app.
Don’t forget, we have a vocabulary test next Tuesday. Click here for the words, definitions, and videos.