God has never demanded anything from you that will allow you to provide salvation for yourself.
It is revealed that –
all our righteousnesses are like filthy rags; Isa 64:6
So why would God demand a self-prescribed fix for you – a fix doomed to fail?
Even the Law is not a cure for sin. Paul said,
I would not have known sin except through the law. Rom 7:7
So God’s demand for Abraham was not a sacrifice for sin. It was a method to increase the faith of Abraham.
A test is different from a temptation.
A temptation will entice you to sin.
A test will encourage you to do what is right.
A test will make you realize your dependence on God.
As Abraham said (and discovered) at his sacrifice of his own son, Isaac,
“God will provide a sheep for the burnt offering, my son,” Abraham answered. Gen 22:8
God did this for Abraham and has done this for you. Jesus is the Lamb of God provided for you. (John 1:29, 36; Acts 8:32; 1 Peter 1:19; Rev 5:6)
Abba, You have provided the way for me through Jesus! I am grateful! YES&AMEN