Why did Abraham ask for advice regarding fulfilling God’s commandment? When Abraham approach his friends Aner and Eshkol, telling them that God commanded him to circumcise himself, they counseled him against it. They told him he that he was too old for such a surgery. Then Abraham went to his friend Mamrei and asked him... Read more »

It is explained that often, leading by example is even better than training others. As they say, “If you want something done, then do it yourself!”