Daily Devotions

Chewing off the Side of the Boat

Esau reached a point where he decided that he had resisted the now-demands of his belly long enough and also decided that his birthright just wasn’t worth living for something in the future (Heb.12:17). We may stay the course with hunger in our belly but we best stay the course. Moby Dick may be doing his best to chew the side off the boat but we must row, bail water & proclaim the promises of God above the racket of mighty molars crunching boat parts. To cease to stay the course is tantamount to selling one’s birthright. In ceasing, we trade the garments of a possessor for the rags of a beggar. Ps.121:1-3, TPT — “I look up to the mountains and hills, longing for God’s help. 2  But then I realize that our true help and protection come only from the Lord, our Creator who made the heavens and the earth. 3  He will guard and guide me, never letting me stumble or fall. God is my keeper; he will never forget nor ignore me.”

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