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Watermark Gospel | Jacob Steals the Blessing

DAY 3 OF 3

The Gospel Connections

Gospel Connections

Gospel Connections are the links between a biblical story and the gospel of Jesus. Review the Gospel Connections below and learn how to find Jesus in every story of the Bible.

Gospel Connection 1

  • Esau was entitled to receive the blessing of the firstborn by his blind father Isaac (Gen 27:1-4)
  • Jesus was entitled to receive the blessing of the firstborn by his impartial Father God (Psa 21:6; Rom 9:5).

Gospel Connection 2

  • Jacob prepared a savory meal for Isaac his father while Esau was in the field (Gen 27:8-9).
  • Jesus prepared a savory meal for his Father while we were estranged, a meal of his own body and blood (1 Cor 11:23-26).

Gospel Connection 3

  • Jacob disguised himself as Esau, wearing goat hair around his neck and arms and dressing in Esau’s clothes, offering a savory meal to his father (Gen 27:15-16).
  • Jesus for our sake took on our identity before his Father. He took on the bestial aspect of our sin, dressing in our own garments of unrighteousness (John 3:14).

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Watermark Gospel | Jacob Steals the Blessing

Jacob wanted the blessing that belonged to his brother, Esau. So Jacob came up with a crafty scheme, and he prepared a meal in order to steal his brother's blessing away. What can the story of this sinful patriarch possi...

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