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Summary: To show that spiritual things/matter (things that are invisible) outweighs physical things. 2 Corinthians 5:7 (Amplified Bible) For we walk by faith [we regulate our lives and conduct ourselves by our conviction or belief respecting man’s relationship t

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I. EXORDIUM:

Are you after spiritual things?

Yes. Colossians 3:2

Colossians 3:2 (Amplified Bible)

And set your minds and keep them set on what is above (the higher things), not on the things that are on the earth.

II. AUDIENCE PROFILE:

Believers

III. OBJECTIVES:

To show that spiritual things/matter (things that are invisible) outweighs physical things.

2 Corinthians 5:7 (Amplified Bible)

For we walk by faith [we regulate our lives and conduct ourselves by our conviction or belief respecting man’s relationship to God and divine things, with trust and holy fervor; thus we walk] not by sight or appearance.

IV. TEXT:

Genesis 25:28 (Amplified Bible)

And Isaac loved [and was partial to] Esau, because he ate of Esau’s game; but Rebekah loved Jacob.

V. THESIS:

Praise, worship and thank You very much LORD JESUS for You taught me to set my eyes, my whole attention only to You, the Author, Finisher, Perfecter, Leader and Source of my faith, bringing my faith to maturity and perfection. You are my Secret Place.

Hebrews 12:2 (Amplified Bible)

Looking away [from all that will distract] to Jesus, Who is the Leader and the Source of our faith [giving the first incentive for our belief] and is also its Finisher [bringing it to maturity and perfection]. He, for the joy [of obtaining the prize] that was set before Him, endured the cross, despising and ignoring the shame, and is now seated at the right hand of the throne of God.

VI. TITLE:

Isaac's favorite, Rebekah's favorite

VII. EXPLICATION:

A. Author: Moses

B. Date written: 1450 - 1410 B.C.

C. Purpose: Book of Origins

D. To whom written: People of Israel

E. Main theme: Man's sin and initial steps for his redemption initiated by GOD.

F. Keyword: Beginning

G. Key verse: First Messianic Promise -

Genesis 3:15 (Amplified Bible)

And I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and her Offspring; He will bruise and tread your head underfoot, and you will lie in wait and bruise His heel.

VIII. MAIN BODY:

Genesis 25:28 (Amplified Bible)

And Isaac loved [and was partial to] Esau, because he ate of Esau’s game; but Rebekah loved Jacob.

Genesis 25:28 (King James Version)

And Isaac loved Esau, because he did eat of his venison: but Rebekah loved Jacob.

A Isaac loved Esau because of physical meat

"And Isaac loved [and was partial to] Esau, because he ate of Esau’s game;"

Genesis 27:4 (Amplified Bible)

And prepare me appetizing meat, such as I love, and bring it to me, that I may eat of it, [preparatory] to giving you my blessing [as my firstborn] before I die.

Genesis 27:19 (Amplified Bible)

And Jacob said to his father, I am Esau your firstborn; I have done what you told me to do. Now sit up and eat of my game, so that you may proceed to bless me.

Genesis 27:25 (Amplified Bible)

Then [Isaac] said, Bring it to me and I will eat of my son’s game, that I may bless you. He brought it to him and he ate; and he brought him wine and he drank.

Genesis 27:31 (Amplified Bible)

Esau had also prepared savory food and brought it to his father and said to him, Let my father arise and eat of his son’s game, that you may bless me.


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