Sunday, February 24, 2013

Genesis 25:19-34; Lesson 21

Chuck's study this week:

Lesson     21
Passage Genesis 25:19-34

Content (List of Topics or Events)

The Prayer – A lineage (25:19-23)
a. Isaac prays for Rebekah (19-21)
b. God Answers with trouble pregnancy (22)
c. God describes son’s and relationship to promise (23)
The Sons – Birth & Personalities (25:24-28)
a. The birth described (24-26)
b. Esau and Jacob characteristics described (27-28)
The Birthright – The deal (25:29-34)
a. The red stew (29-30)
b. Jacob’s terms for stew (31)
c. Esau’s willingness to give up birthright (32)
d. The deal (33-34)

Divisions (Main Blocks of Thought)

The Prayer – A lineage  
Genesis   25:19-23
The Sons – Birth and Personalities
Genesis   25:24-28
The Birthright – The deal
Genesis   25:29-34

Subject Sentence (Summarizes the contents of the Divisions – No more than 10 words)

Jacob and Esau, personalities and birthright

Aim (Main Teaching Point of the Passage)

To Learn that in our attitudes effect our blessings from God

Specific Application Questions

1.       What are you praying for; what is the desire of your heart?
2.       Is your attitude in tune with God?
3.       What are you striving for?

Principles to Remember

God wants to hear from us.
Our personalities reflect our attitude toward God
Our decisions have eternity impact

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