I have always found this narrative concerning Jacob using deceit against Esau to steal the birthright confusing.
Jacob and Rebecca use deceit and cunning to trick Isaac.
Esau obeys his father to provide a meal for him.
One son is obedient and the other treacherous.
Can someone point out the different lessons or elaborate further on these scriptures? Of course we know The Lord can use whomever to fulfill his purpose.
What the Epistle of Barnabas thought.
This Barnabas about a.d. 100 may have bee trying, like John, to correct the false Judaism and paganism in the early church
Remember what Jesus said about Parables: to fool those with no need to know or those OF the World.
Then take a look at:
This is a good study but my flesh is weak right now.