The Meal Deal

Two contrasting assessments of the birth right

  1. Jacob desired the birthright

2.  Esau despised the birthright

 

Implications

  1. God’s sovereignty works itself out in real time through real human decisions
  2. A mark of unbelief is the impulsive gratification of ourselves at the expense of God’s glory
  3. Sin cannot be domesticated; the moment we think we’re in control, we reveal it’s powerful hold on us
  4. You have a choice every day whether you will despise or desire God’s blessings
  5. Christ lived with devotion to God’s agenda to save those who haven’t