Contributed by Michael Stark on Apr 7, 2018
We must guard against pursuing our desires at the expense of do what honours God. Christians, especially, can lose effectiveness in service if they fail to consider the cost of their choices.
YOU GOT WHAT YOU WANTED,
BUT YOU LOST WHAT YOU HAD! 
Once when Jacob was cooking stew, Esau came in from the field, and he was exhausted. And Esau said to Jacob, “Let me eat some of that red stew, for I am exhausted!” (Therefore, his name was called Edom.) Jacob said,