04. The Promise Endures // 2. How a bowl of lentil stew changed history - Neville Jones // Gen 25.19-34
Easu rejects his birthright for a bowl of lentil stew. But the revelation of the wonder of Christ is key to resisting the temptation to go after other things.
05.The Promise Endures // 5. A Very Dysfunctional Family - Matt CarvelThe very messy story of a very messy family. All the characters are bad in different ways and yet God’s blessings and promises endure. Ultimately, Jacob gets blessed because of grace and him...
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04.The Promise Endures // 4. The Story of an Unremarkable Man - Stephen Dawson // Gen 26.12-35Isaac is named among the 3 patriarchs, but in reality, his story is pretty unremarkable. Anything of note in his life is just a repeat of what has been done before by Abraham. But God uses the...
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03.The Promise Endures // 3. In the middle of the famine - Matt Carvel // Gen 26:1-16God blesses Isaac despite his circumstances (famine) and his sin. The cross is the ultimate example of God bringing blessing and forgiveness through adversity and through (and because of) sin.
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02.The Promise Endures // 2. How a bowl of lentil stew changed history - Neville Jones // Gen 25.19-34Easu rejects his birthright for a bowl of lentil stew. But the revelation of the wonder of Christ is key to resisting the temptation to go after other things.
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01.The Promise Endures // 1. A Journey of Faithfulness - Stephen Dawson // Genesis 24Both Abraham's servant and Rebekah are examples of faithfulness, pointing us to the true Faithful Servant who said, ‘not My will but Yours’
We see how God orchestrates and works through...
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