“Flinging away greater future good”

In our reading for today, Genesis 25-26, we encounter the story of Esau selling his birthright to his younger brother, Jacob, in a moment of hunger.  Alexander MacLaren was a renowned preacher of the 19th and 20th century. Expositions of Holy Scripture brings together many of the sermons over his fifty years in ministry.  Here … More “Flinging away greater future good”

Does obedience “pay”?

Thanks to Coty Pinckney for his insights into Genesis 35-36.  You can read the entire sermon by clicking this link: Esau has been a central figure in Genesis since his birth in chapter 25. His actions and threats have had a major influence on Jacob’s life. The name “Esau” is mentioned 68 times in chapters … More Does obedience “pay”?