So how did a kid’s story end up as our topic du jour? And wait, I saw myself in the main character!
What on earth can God teach you about looking for some granola?
Autumn is in “full bloom” in many parts of the country. What can we learn from falling leaves? Listen in/read on and find out!
Why would God use something as basic as a gate to talk to us? Take a listen and find out!
Originally posted on Reflections in The WORD:
And Jacob [cooked stew]: and Esau came from the field, and he was faint: and Esau said to Jacob, “Feed me, I pray thee, with that same red [stew]; for I am faint”… And Jacob said, “Sell me this day thy birthright.” And Esau said, “Behold, I am at the point to die: and what profit shall this birthright do to me?” And Jacob said, “Swear to me this day”; and he [swore] unto him: and he sold his birthright unto Jacob. Then Jacob gave Esau bread and [stew] of lentils; and he did eat and drink, and rose up, and went his way: thus Esau despised his birthright.” ~ Genesis 25:29-34 BIBLICAL BACKGROUND The Birthright was the privilege to be the one through which God would enact/deliver the promise He had made to Abraham to establish a holy nation/people. As the firstborn son, Esau was to inherit The Birthright when his father died. In selling his Birthright, he relinquished that privilege to Jacob. Believers also have a…