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Bernard Gabbott - Sunday, 15 October 2023

Living in the Now

Life in the present, living in the now – it is the default mantra of much that we experience around us today. And in many ways, it does make life easier (and it seems to have the ring of truth, too!). As we return to Genesis, we meet again the man who epitomises this in Genesis: Esau. A likeable man, a man to admire, a good bloke even (especially as we see him greet Jacob in Genesis 33), Esau is a man of immense passion and emotion – all in the now, the present. He is a man who lives with no sense of the eternally important. His mind is on the next stew, the next steak, the next hunt, the next beer. And it leads him to turn his back on the grace of God – all because he has no grasp on the eternally crucial. Sure, he becomes a great nation, and Edom has kings before Israel. But at what cost?

Scripture References: Genesis 36:1-43, Psalms 39:1-13, Matthew 2:1-18

From Series: "Genesis"


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