READ Genesis 25:19-34 or Story 16 in the Gospel Story Bible
ASK: How were the two brothers different? Esau was red and hairy and loved to hunt. Jacob was a quiet man who stayed at home. Who would you want to be like, Esau or Jacob?
ASK: Why did Esau sell his birthright? He was hungry. What did he sell it for? A bowl of stew.
ASK: How are we sometimes like Esau? Every time we disobey God’s law we make a foolish decision, trading obedience for disobedience.
Check out the daily devotionals that correspond with this week’s lesson in Long Story Short by Marty Machowski, week 16. This week’s North Star catechism question is…
29. Why does God tell us, “You shall not covet”? So we will be content with what we have.
Philippians 4:11 I am not saying this because I am in need, for I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances.