What is the deal? Really?
Genesis 26-27/Matthew 21-22
27:37 Isaac said to Esau, “I have made Jacob your master and have declared that all his brothers will be his servants. I have guaranteed him an abundance of grain and wine–what is there left to give?”
22:29 Jesus replied, “Your problem is that you don’t know the Scriptures, and you don’t know the power of God.”
OT Flash Points
Promise passed to next generation – parallel lives
Next generation fractured
Promise passes by deception? – Rebekah & Isaac
NT Flash Points
Salvation is here!
What distinguishes God’s people is producing the proper fruit – giving God what is His
What is His?
What was the agreement?
Key phrase: “Haven’t you read the Scriptures?”
Jesus’ words are simple to those without the Spirit
When the Spirit comes, Jesus will respeak His Word to us in our particular conditions
“The words I speak … not spoke”
What is He speaking to you now?
That’s the issue