Just like Me: . Uncover the painful truth about your own struggles to reach perfection, through a careful study of the Patriarchs of the Bible. Lesson 2. Genesis 25:21-38 Esau and man’s impulsiveness Too many of man’s decisions ar e made on impulse.
Uncover the painful truth about your own struggles to reach perfection, through a careful study of the Patriarchs of the Bible
“If all is well why am I feeling like this”
Q: How do struggles rob of our joy and what steps can we take to avoid being robbed of our joy?
A: God knows that if he made every blessing easy, all the time, that it would deprive us of things we need to grow like a loving father
He does not like to see us struggle but he knows that is how we learn
A. From a carnal stand point it is an inheritance, but from a spiritual stand point they are those things we are meant to be in God and everything we are entitled to as a child of God.
Esau gave little thought to the long range effects of the decision he made
When we exercise these 2 spiritual options we are strengthened by God’s direction.
Impulsiveness is the result of a distorted perspective.
3. Impulsiveness can also spring from self-centeredness.
Discussion Question 1: What is grace? And how does it affect us?