Notice Leah’s Eyes, [Handicaps]

Stuck in the wonderful convolutions of scripture we can start a great study of Leah and her sister Rachel. These two daughters of Laban have become Jacob’s wives. Now, we may question this polygamy when all we know is monogamy. These kind of decisions may be criticized and even outright challenged, but we will changeContinue reading “Notice Leah’s Eyes, [Handicaps]”

Not for Sale!

What is the most valuable thing that you possess? A gold locket, a grandfather clock, or a ring? With that clearly defined, would you then trade that item? How much– offered $50,000 or a $500,000, would you sell it? Consider Genesis 25:27-34. 27¬†As the boys grew up, Esau became a skillful hunter. He was anContinue reading “Not for Sale!”

Making a Trade

“How poor was Jacob’s motion, and how strange¬† His offer! How unequal was th’ exchange! A mess of porridge for an inheritance? Why could not hungry Esau strive t’ enhance His price a little? So much underfoot? Well might he give him bread and drink to boot: An easy price! The case is even ourContinue reading “Making a Trade”