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Esau Sells His Birthright

Genesis 25:27-34

March 6, 2021 • Tim Cain

Why would someone sell the most precious possession in the world for a bowl of soup? From the outside it seems crazy until we contemplate how many times we have traded things of eternal significance for a few moments of pleasure. And for those who are disciplined and have learned to control their feelings and find yourself looking down on people like Esau, you too will find that you are represented in this story.

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Have you ever come face to face with a brokenness that was your fault? Genesis 35 tells us how God responds to the mess that Jacob and his family found themselves in because of Jacob’s compromise. In this passage we learn that no matter how long you have run or how far you have fallen it is never too late to repent and come back home. Home to the God who loves us and gave the son of his right hand as a sacrifice for our sins.

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In Genesis 34, we see two examples of the abuse of power. Sadly, it is the victim of the abuse that is left silent and in need. Listen and hear how Jesus comes to demonstrate an other-worldly power that draws near to the abused and offers hope for abusers.

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In this moving account of reconciliation between two brothers we are given a front row seat as to what God is like and how he responds to all those who turn to him in repentance.