Genesis 27-29

Jacob and Esau struggled to live in covenant faithfulness just as their father Isaac (Gen 26.7-11), and grandfather Abraham (Gen 12.10-20; 20.1-18). However, God’s redemptive plan was never stifled. Genesis 27-29 is framed by a literary inclusio: Jacob, at the prompting of his mother, played the role of trickster and supplanted Esau of the birthright … Continue reading Genesis 27-29