TITLE: Family Reunion
TEXT: Genesis 32
1. Many families have an annual "family reunion."
2. We tend to scatter, only see relatives at a funeral.
3. Did you ever - NOT WANT TO GO?
1. The deception by Jacob (27:29)
Esau is angry (twice robbed by Jacob) 27:41
A. Sold birthright for a bowl of soup.
B. Now, blessing is stolen from him.
First born sons of patriarchs had two things:
A. Double portion of inheritance.
B. Prophetic blessing of father (Patriarch)
C. Both were gone from him.
2. The parting - 41-44
3. THE REUNION:
Jacob is afraid 6-8
He prays to God 9-12
Sends a present 13-23
They meet 33:1-4
agree, build an altar, they part as family
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