- We are not to be immoral like Esau (v.16).
- When we go back to Genesis, what do we find immoral about Esau?
- What was it about the illustration given that is still immoral?
- We are not to be profane like Esau (v.16).
- What threshold did Esau illicitly cross?
- When we choose immediate gratification, what threshold do we cross?
- We are not to devalue lasting blessings like Esau (v.16).
- How does our immorality purposely devalue lasting blessings?
- How does our profanity purposely devalue lasting blessings?
- Don’t choose to be rejected by God as Esau did (v.17).
- How does the choice of immediate gratification rob us of our inheritance?
- What reason would God have to say, “Esau have I hated?” (Malachi 1:3)
- What is it costing us when we choose the immediate over the enduring?
- Don’t choose anything that makes it impossible to repent (v.17).
- How did Esau get to the point where he couldn’t repent?
- How can we make sure that we don’t get to the point where we can’t repent?
Call to Action: To intentionally choose lasting blessings and relationships.