Day 32 of Murray M’Cheyne’s Bible Reading Plan
Esau has mellowed in his anger over 20 years. Jacob still fearful – 1 John 4:7 “Perfect love drives out fear, for fear has to do with punishment”
1) Forgive people or it will chew you up!
2) FEAR is spelt False Expectations Appearing Real
Jews are vindicated and strike down their enemies.
The feast of Purim celebrates the victory with feasting and present giving.
Parable of the Sower
Path – eaten by the birds – Satan takes the words away
Rocky Soil – roots wither – Persecution takes them out
Thorns – Cares of the world weigh down, instead of being given to God
Good soil – words of God accepted and fruit is born a hundred times!
Abraham is used to show the promise of salvation is by faith not works!