Our reading from Genesis continues the complicated family drama of Abraham and his descendants. Reading the story of Jacob bargaining for Esau’s birthright left me asking “so what?” What does this story have to tell us about God and our present-day? I think it is a reminder that God works in the world through unlikely people.
A sermon offered on the 6th Sunday after Pentecost, July 12, 2020, for the online worship of Trinity Commons.
Readings: Genesis 25:19-34 * Psalm 119:105-112 * Romans 8:1-11 * Matthew 13:1-9,18-23