Browsing All posts tagged under »Esau«

Genesis 32

December 14, 2009


Genesis 32 Jacob sent messengers ahead of him to his brother Esau in the land of Seir, the country of Edom. Meanwhile back at the ranch… When we last saw Esau back in Genesis chapter 27, Jacob had just conned his brother out of his blessing, and then hightailed it out of town. 20 years […]

Genesis 29:18

December 2, 2009


Genesis 29:18 Jacob was in love with Rachel and said, "I'll work for you seven years in return for your younger daughter Rachel."  Talk about your delayed gratification…waiting seven years (nay not just waiting, WORKING seven years for a girl.) So I put myself in Jacob's sandals…what would I be willing to work seven years […]

Genesis 27:20

November 30, 2009


Genesis 27:20 20 Isaac asked his son, "How did you find it so quickly, my son?" "The LORD your God gave me success," he replied. It is verses like this made me start this whole read through the Bible thing. Because here we are nearing the end of the life  of Isaac, one of the […]

Genesis 25:34

November 18, 2009


Genesis 25:30-31 30 He said to Jacob, "Quick, let me have some of that red stew! I'm famished!" (That is why he was also called Edom. [a] ) 31 Jacob replied, "First sell me your birthright."  This has probably got to qualify as the biggest "what was I thinking" moment in the history of mankind. […]