Relentless Grace: Despising Your Birthright (Genesis 25:27-34)

Genesis 25 introduces us to Isaac and Rebekah’s children, Jacob and Esau. Esau was a skillful hunter and a man of the field while Jacob was a quiet man, dwelling in tents. Esau is the outdoorsman while Jacob preferred staying at home. Genesis 25:28 tells us something unfortunate that will play strongly into the future problems we will read about. Isaac loved Esau because he enjoyed eating the wild game that Esau caught. But Rebekah loved Jacob. This information is told to us to explain some of the storm clouds that are brewing in this family…

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