In the previous article we considered Abraham’s decision to let go of his son, Ishmael. His son Isaac had been born by the time Ishmael was sent away. Isaac was growing and doing well. Right at that very moment, Abraham was faced with his sternest test as a leader and follower of God. He was commanded by to pay the ultimate price. God told him to take his only son, whom he loved, to a mountain and sacrifice him there.