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God Loves Dysfunctional Families
February 13, 2022
Main Scripture Reference(s)
Genesis 27:1-40 & 25:19-34:

God Loves Dysfunctional Families

February 13, 2022 / Genesis 27:1-40 & 25:19-34:

Genesis 25:19-26

Esau: hairy (Easton’s Bible Dictionary)

Jacob: Ya`aqob – heel-catcher (i.e., supplanter) (Strong’s)

Supplant: to supersede especially by…treachery (MWD)

…his name was called Edom (red BD&B) – Genesis 25:30 (ESV)

Esau ate and drank and went on about his business, indifferent to the fact that he had given up his birthright.

– Genesis 25:34 (NLT)

(Chapter 26:34-35) Esau gets married at

(Chapter 27) Jacob and Esau are about years old

Isaac will live another years (Genesis 35:28)

Isaac knows God’s will but wants to

Rebekah knows God’s will, wants to do God’s will but thinks (vv.9-10)

Is anything too difficult for the Lord? – Genesis 18:14 (NASB)

Rebekah in God but doesn’t God

Lesson: God’s must be done God’s

The Cost: Rebekah will never

Jacob is more concerned about his than his (v.12)

Tries to cover his sin with (v.20)

Jacob will Learn:

Give, and it will be given to you. – Luke 6:38 (NIV)

…those who plow iniquity And those who sow trouble harvest it. – Job 4:8 (NASB95)

…they took Joseph’s tunic, and slaughtered a male goat, and dipped the tunic in the blood; and they sent the varicolored tunic and brought it to their father and said, “We found this; please examine it to see whether it is your son’s tunic or not – Genesis 37:31-32 (NASB)


I blessed him — and indeed he will be blessed! – Genesis 27:33 (NIV)

(God) I create the fruit of the lips; Peace, peace to him that is far off, and to him that is near, saith the Lord;

– Isaiah 57:19 (KJV)

By faith Isaac blessed Jacob and Esau concerning things to come. – Hebrews 11:20 (KJV)

Death and life are in the power of the tongue, And those who love it will eat its fruit. – Proverbs 18:21 (NASU)

Observations of a Dysfunctional Family:

Mom and Dad do not

Mom and Dad

Mom and Dad do not confront their kid’s

The Result: The sin will be


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