The Blessing (Discussion Questions)

Categories: Isaac and Rebekah, Jacob and Esau, Jacob

Read Genesis 27
  • What did God promise Rebekah about Jacob? (Gen 25:23)
  • What did Rebekah hear Isaac tell Esau? (Gen 27:1-5)
  • What did she ask Jacob to do? (Gen 27:6-10)
  • Why didn't Jacob think her plan would work? (Gen 27:11-12)
  • Were Rebekah and Jacob wrong for deceiving Isaac?
  • What is the importance of the blessing?
  • How do you think Esau felt when he didn't get the blessing? (Gen 27:38,41)
  • What did Esau promise to do to Jacob? (Gen 27:41)
  • Has anyone ever taken away something very important to you? What did you do?
  • What did Jacob have to do?
  • Who was hurt by this deception?
  • Do we ever benefit from deceiving someone?