Sunday, October 21"And because I tell you the truth, ye believe me not."

Tag: What Did Esau Do To Make God Hate Him?

Food For Thought: Did God Really Hate Esau?

Food For Thought: Did God Really Hate Esau?

Food For Thought, The Shemites
The idea that God hated Esau before birth has always been an odd circumstance to me. Even as I write this, its still a point of interest, so I decided to do some extra digging into the matter. Before I get into what I've found, let me explain why the concept never sat right with me. This short study is an addendum to the following study: Finding Edom: Who Are The Edomites Today? A Few Observations In Deuteronomy there is a specific law concerning the Edomites and how Hebrews should treat them. "Thou shalt not abhor an Edomite; for he is thy brother: thou shalt not abhor an Egyptian; because thou wast a stranger in his land. The children that are begotten of them shall enter into the congregation of the LORD in their third generation." - Deuteronomy 23:7-8 This raised...