From Pastor Perry

12/29/2016 Gen. 27:26-29

Genesis 27:26–29 (ESV)

Isaac blesses Jacob

26 Then his father Isaac said to him, “Come near and kiss me, my son.” 27 So he came near and kissed him. And Isaac smelled the smell of his garments and blessed him and said,

       “See, the smell of my son

is as the smell of a field that the Lord has blessed!

28    May God give you of the dew of heaven

and of the fatness of the earth

and plenty of grain and wine.

29    Let peoples serve you,

and nations bow down to you.

       Be lord over your brothers,

and may your mother’s sons bow down to you.

       Cursed be everyone who curses you,

and blessed be everyone who blesses you!”

 

I understand that the traditions and customs are different today than back then.  But… what I am seeing would fuel jealousy among brothers and sisters. The Lutheran Study Bibles states: “Although Isaac wished to undo the Lord’s favor to Jacob, the Lord worked through their shortcomings to fulfill His promise. Jacob indeed was blessed undeservedly to receive earthly gifts and to be the vessel to carry on the family line leading to Christ. In contrast, Esau received the misfortune he deserved.  Isaac intended this blessing for Esau, whose venue was the open field, where flocks would feed and he would hunt. In true faith, Isaac looked forward to the promised Messiah. However, the Messiah would be born from the offspring of Jacob.”

 

 

I pray: O Lord, help me to walk according to your ways and to flee what is wrong.  Help me to honor the 9th and 10th Commandments.  Forgive me when I fail.  Amen.

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