Wednesday, April 27, 2016

The younger son

We have limited knowledge in this life. We try to understand the significance of life. We can misunderstand life and don't understand the plan.
Isaac wanted to blessed his son called Esau. Isaac liked food and he wanted Esau to get him a good meal.
Isaac was missing the plan of the Lord. He needed to blessed Jacob because Jacob wanted to follow the Lord and Esau didn't want to follow the Lord.
Rebekah heard the conversation between Isaac and Esau. She will tell Jacob to deceive Isaac to get the blessing.
I discovered that this history lesson is interesting. Isaac thought he knew the plan of the Lord. Rebekah thought she knew the plan of the Lord. The Lord wanted to give the blessing to Jacob.
Mankind can try to their plans in life but the Lord's will always be done.
There is a mystery to the will of the Lord but a person will lose every time when that person fights against the Lord.

Genesis 27:1-5

 When Isaac was old and his eyes were so weak that he could no longer see, he called for Esau his older son and said to him, “My son.”

“Here I am,” he answered.
Isaac said, “I am now an old man and don’t know the day of my death. Now then, get your equipment—your quiver and bow—and go out to the open country to hunt some wild game for me. Prepare me the kind of tasty food I like and bring it to me to eat, so that I may give you my blessing before I die.”
Now Rebekah was listening as Isaac spoke to his son Esau. When Esau left for the open country to hunt game and bring it back,

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