Pages tagged with Birthright

The Children of Israel rejoice and praise the Lord their God wh has saved them from the Egyptians.
Isaac and Rebekah, afraid that Esau will make good on his threat to kill his brother, send Jacob away to live with his mother's relatives.
Esau sells Jacob his birthright for a meal of pottage and there is another famine in the land.
According to the Bible, Esau sold his birthright for a bowl of lentils. But is that the whole story?
It seems strange that we put so much stock in something we have no control over or no say in; race.
Any living person will confer that life is not a bed of roses. Total happiness merely interjects on occasion while hardships, disappointments, conflicts and tragedies seem to take centre-stage in life.
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