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SACRIFIC 1'2m0f Isaac helps with his own sacrifice

ISAAC -- (teenager) Father Abraham?

ABE --   (old man) Yes, Isaac.

ISAAC -- Why do I have to carry all this fire wood?

ABE --   My son, we need the wood to burn up the sacrifice.

ISAAC -- Why can't Ishmael carry some of the wood?

ABE --   My son, you are the chosen one, who God has made a 
convenant with.

ISAAC -- Father Abraham?

ABE --   Yes, Isaac.

ISAAC -- It's hot out here. And there is no altar. Who is going 
to build the altar?

ABE --   My son, you will build the altar with my help.

ISAAC -- Why can't Ishmael build the altar?

ABE --   My son, you are the chosen one.

ISAAC -- Father Abraham?

ABE --   Yes, Isaac.

ISAAC -- Who is going to stack all this wood on the altar?

ABE --   My son, you are going to stack the wood on the altar.

ISAAC -- Why can't Ishmael stack the wood on the altar?

ABE --   My son, you are the chosen one.

ISAAC -- Father Abraham?

ABE --   Yes, Isaac.

ISAAC -- You forgot to bring a goat to sacrifice on the altar. 
What will you sacrifice on the altar?

ABE --   My son, you will be the sacrifice.

ISAAC -- Why can't Ishmael be the sacrifice?

ABE --   My son, you are the chosen one.

ISAAC -- (struggles) Then, I'll just climb up here on top of the 
fire wood. and lie down. Here is the knife for slitting my throat.

ABE --   Thank you, my son.

ISAAC -- I'm ready, father. But if you kill me. Who will be in 
the line of the messiah.

ABE --   I don't know, my son. Perhaps the creator of the 
universe will choose to raise you from the dead.

ISAAC -- Goodbye, father.

ABE --   Goodbye, my son.

(baaaaaaaaa)

ISAAC -- Where are you going, Father Abraham?

ABE --   (afar) God has provided a ram for the sacrifice.

(baaaaaaaaa)

ISAAC -- But I thought I was the chosen one, Father Abraham.

ABE --   You are.

(baaaaaaaaa)


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