Esau Embraced Jacob (Genesis 27-33; Part 1 of 2)

Twenty years before the time of our text, Esau had sworn to kill Jacob.  And Jacob had fled, ashamed about stealing Esau’s blessing. What changed?  Why did the older, alienated brother, embrace his brother (33:4)?  What changes people?  How does softening and forgiveness arise in our minds?  Let’s set the stage with what is commonly … Continue reading Esau Embraced Jacob (Genesis 27-33; Part 1 of 2)