• Out of Control (Part 4 of 4)

    Remember how Jacob went into his father’s tent and began to lie. In answer to his father’s question, he said, “I am Esau, your firstborn. I have done what you told me…” In answer to Isaac’s next question as to how he hunted and dressed the animal so quickly, Jacob again lied. “The Lord your … Continue reading Out of Control (Part 4 of 4)

  • Out of Control (Part 3 of 4)

    Isaac became a troublesome problem for Rebekah, an obstacle in her way. She may have thought “He loves that Esau so! Didn’t he remember that God had told her that Jacob would be blessed, and that Esau would serve Jacob?” If he didn’t fully realize that, she would make sure that he did! Instead of asking … Continue reading Out of Control (Part 3 of 4)

  • Out of Control (Part 2 of 4)

     Genesis 25:19-34 tells us Rebekah was expecting twins! And God told her that the older son would serve the younger son. This was very unusual for that day. The older son almost always received the double portion of the father’s inheritance and would be the patriarchal head of the family upon the death of his … Continue reading Out of Control (Part 2 of 4)