Date: July 15, 2018
This week we start a sermon series based on Jacob and Esau for the next three weeks. As we enjoy these summer days and time with family this series will focus on summer and family reunions. How families have traits and qualities, that give us a sense of being part of a bigger clan. As the church we are part of even a bigger clan, the Jewish/ Christian clan. As we read ancient stories about former members of our clan, we realize that they have good and bad traits just like us. And like us they work through experiences that combine struggles and blessings.
Our focus this week is on Jacob stealing the birthright given to Esau. Jacob has tricked him. How would this make you feel if someone had tricked you out of something that was rightfully yours?