The story of Abram and the sacrifice of Isaac.
Think about some difficult things you have been asked to do. Why were these things so difficult? Did they manage to achieve them in the end?
• In the stories of the Pentateuch God sometimes asks his people to do very difficult things.
• Read the story of Abraham and Isaac and talk about this as an example of God asking somebody to do something very difficult.
• Why do you think God tested Abraham?
• What have you learnt about Abraham from this story?
The story of creation reminds Christians of God being the creator. What image of God do we find in this story of Abraham and Isaac? (e.g. faithful, protector, etc.)
Research life as a Roman child. Write a report outlining the differences between your life and theirs.