The Scarlet Thread – Esau and Jacob // Two Nations

  1. Two Nations
  1. Genesis 25: 23 Two nations fighting in your womb.
    1. Rebekkah enquired of the Lord and He answered her.
    2. The younger Jacob father of Israel will defeat the older Esau (Edom)
    3. The kingdom of heaven and the kingdom of this world.
  2. Jesus used kingdom of this world to represent Rome
    1. Kingdom not of this world John 18: 36
    2. Satan ruler of this world Now judgement is upon this world now the ruler of this world will be cast out. John 12: 31
    3. Use of Rome could lead to imprisonment, trial and execution.
    4. In the minds of the Rabbis, Rome represented Edom or world or enemy against kingdom of God.
  3. Roman emperor acted as a false messiah. 2 Thessalonians 2: 3, 4 The son of destruction who opposes and exalts himself above every so called god or object of worship.
  4. In the end the older Brother Rome, will serve the younger brother kingdom of heaven.
  5. There are birth pains in the delivery and the war between these two came to fruition.
  6. Esau came first and Rome rose before the kingdom of Messiah
    1. Just as Jacob was born holding onto the heal of Esau, the kingdom of God will come on the heels of Rome.
    2. Psalm 89: 51b, 52 Your enemies have reproached O LORD they have reproached the heels of your Messiah.
    3. Heels may also mean footsteps.
      1. In the Battle we need to look for the footsteps of Messiah.

2. Esau and Jacob.

  1. Esau the hunter Vs 27
    1. He found his  delight in killing things. Now this is not just hunting but the verse lends itself to the idea that he thirsted for power and conquest.
    2. Father Isaac could not see the deceit in Esau’s words.  He loved the taste for game, or he was blinded to the words of conquest that were in his mouth.
  2. Jacob was a peaceful man living in tents. Vs 27
    1. We know he was a trickester and deceiver, but there is a heart in him that also loves peace.
    2. Blameless here also means perfect or fit for sacrifice.
    3. Rebekkah held onto the prophetic word that was spoken over him while Isaac fell into deceit.

3. Our Times Deceit

  1. Verses on Deception
    1. 2 Corinthians 11: 13 – 15
    2. 2 Thessalonians 2: 9 – 12
    3. Matthew 24: 12
      1. Not meant to scare but to prepare us.
  2. Pope May 22: 2013 Lord Redeems everyone Blood is what makes us children of God
  3. Physical calamities
    1. Matthew 24: 7
  4. Wars and Rumors of Wars
    1. Everyone saying peace
    2. President Obama
  5. Rebuild of Roman Empire
    1. European Union and building*
    2. Babylon place of rebellion**
      1. Israel because of its rebellion, was marched into a place of rebellion.
    3. Altar of Zeus know as seat of satan is in Berlin***
    4. Ishtar Gate to Babylon was taken to Berlin.****

4. Our Reaction

  1. Esau and Birthright. Genesis 25 34
    1. What good is a birthright if I die?  He had no thought of an afterlife.  1 Corinthians 15: 32 If the dead are not raised, let us eat and drink, for tomorrow we die.
    2. He gave up his destiny
  2. Be watchful Matthew 25: 1 – 13
  3. Abide Don’t just listen, do what it says. 1 John 3: 24
  4. Trust
    1. We are his representatives
  5. Blessed hope
    1. Titus 2: 11 – 14
    2. 1 Thessalonians 4: 13
  6. Be about the Father’s business
    1. Luke 2: 49
    2. John 20: 21
    3. Luke 19: 13
    4. Romans 13: 11 – 14 Notice word now and how it is used

Be of Good cheer, I have overcome this world.

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