25 1-26 That's Not Fair (Notes)
liberty bible church 3/30/08 P.M.
By Tom Zobrist
“That’s Not Fair”
Why Jacob’s descendants own all the land of Israel
We hear statements like, “It’s not fair that the Jews are in the land of Israel. It doesn’t belong to them. The Palestinians were there first.” In this passage, we see why the Jews belong in and own the land of Israel.
i. abraham’s sons vs. 1-18
a. abraham marries again
Cf. 1 Chronicles 1:32; Gen. 12:2; 17:4
b. Abraham’s last will and testament
c. Abraham’s death and burial
d. Ishmael’s Descendants
ii. abraham’s unique son vs. 19-26
a. like father like son
b. what’s in a name?
What can we learn from this today?