Treasure Your Birthright

Sermonette by Ted E. Bowling

Jacob, though having a conniving spirit, nevertheless knew the superior value of the birthright, and struggled with everything he had to hang onto it.


What is Your Bowl of Lentil Stew?

'Ready Answer' by Staff

Each of us has the potential to do just as Esau did. What does the story of Esau selling his birthright for a bowl of lentil stew mean to us?


All About Edom (Part One)

'Prophecy Watch' by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

The twin sons of Isaac, Esau and Jacob, are a classic model of sibling rivalry, and their contentious relationship has had a tremendous impact on history.


What Is Your Lentil Soup?

'Ready Answer' by Staff

The story of Esau and his selling his birthright for a bowl of soup is a cautionary tale for today. What we treasure will ultimately determine our destiny.


Searching for Israel (Part Eleven): Manasseh Found

Article by Charles Whitaker

Jacob's prophecy in Genesis 48 promises that Manasseh will be a great nation. One nation in today's world is the unmistakable fulfillment of this prophecy.


The Priesthood of God (Part Two)

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

The firstborn privileges indicate prominence, carrying the birthright promises. In the New Testament, the firstborn did not always correspond to actual birth order.


The Bible—Superstition or Authority?

Herbert W. Armstrong Booklet

Why do the many churches disagree about what the Bible says? Have you ever proved whether it is the authoritative Word of the Creator God?