Sermon Notes - Family Night Worship

Follow along with the Sunday Night sermon from Trinity Baptist Church

"IDENTITY THEFT"

Genesis 27:18-29 ESV

Rev. Andy Newsome

SETTING the SCENE:

Scene 1 - Isaac and Esau

Scene 2 - Rebekah and Jacob

Scene 3 - Jacob and Isaac

Scene 4 - Esau and Isaac

Genesis 27:18-29 ESV reads:

18 So he went in to his father and said, “My father.” And he said, “Here I am. Who are you, my son?” 19 Jacob said to his father, “I am Esau your firstborn. I have done as you told me; now sit up and eat of my game, that your soul may bless me.” 20 But Isaac said to his son, “How is it that you have found it so quickly, my son?” He answered, “Because the Lord your God granted me success.” 21 Then Isaac said to Jacob, “Please come near, that I may feel you, my son, to know whether you are really my son Esau or not.” 22 So Jacob went near to Isaac his father, who felt him and said, “The voice is Jacob's voice, but the hands are the hands of Esau.” 23 And he did not recognize him, because his hands were hairy like his brother Esau's hands. So he blessed him. 24 He said, “Are you really my son Esau?” He answered, “I am.” 25 Then he said, “Bring it near to me, that I may eat of my son's game and bless you.” So he brought it near to him, and he ate; and he brought him wine, and he drank.


26 Then his father Isaac said to him, “Come near and kiss me, my son.” 27 So he came near and kissed him. And Isaac smelled the smell of his garments and blessed him and said,


“See, the smell of my son

  is as the smell of a field that the Lord has blessed!

28 May God give you of the dew of heaven

  and of the fatness of the earth

  and plenty of grain and wine.

29 Let peoples serve you,

  and nations bow down to you.

Be lord over your brothers,

  and may your mother's sons bow down to you.

Cursed be everyone who curses you,

  and blessed be everyone who blesses you!”

I. A Deceitful Son

II. A Deceived Father

III. A Stolen Blessing

APPLICATION:

1 - It's tempting to deceive others

2 - Be an example

3 - Avoid favoritism

4 - The end doesn't justify the means

5 - God's plan will prevail

WE ARE GLAD THAT YOU JOINED US THIS EVENING FOR WORSHIP. IT IS OUR HOPE THAT YOU RECEIVED A BLESSING!