We tend, at times, to attach ourselves too closely to things. We can even be prone to put things before the care about people. Things are NOT of more value than people. We need to keep things in perspective.
Last night our Lord reminded me about my misplaced priorities. I had to repent and to ask GOD and a person to forgive me...
1 Peter 1:22
Seeing ye have your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit unto unfeigned love of the brethren, see that ye love one another with a pure heart fervently.
Philippians 3:8, 10
That I may know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being made conformable…
Colossians 3:1, 2
If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God.
Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth.
1 Peter 2:5
...to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to God by Jesus Christ.
GOD tested Abraham to reveal whether he loved GOD more than he loved his son of promise, Isaac. Abraham proved willing to sacrifice his son for GOD. GOD stopped Abraham from slaying Isaac. Once it was revealed that Abraham was willing and obedient…, GOD provided a ram in the bush…