And the LORD said to her, “Two nations are in your womb; and two peoples shall be separated from your body” Gen.25:23
When her days to be delivered were fulfilled, behold, there were twins in her womb. Gen.25:24
“.. nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom..” Matt.24:7, Luke 21:10
There are two churches growing in the field: the true and the fake. The wheat and the tares. Two nations are growing up together, and they live in the same house, where they struggle together “within her”.
Esau is a hunter, is spiritually immoral and disregards his birthright. He despises God while pretending to love God. Jacob is peaceful, is spiritually holy and he treasures his birthright. He loves and treasures God.
Esau prefers food to God. Jacob prefers God to food. Esau loves self, Jacob loves God. Esau marries heathens: he mixes with pagans; he is unfaithful to God. Jacob wants to be obedient to God and remain physically and spiritually faithful to Him.
Esau does whatever he wants; he pleases self. Jacob does what pleases God. Esau is proud. Jacob becomes humble over time. Esau cannot inherit the Kingdom. Jacob inherits the Kingdom. Esau is of flesh. Jacob is of the Spirit.
Esau does not have the blessing. Jacob has the blessing. Esau is enemies with God. Jacob is friends with God. Esau is a vessel of wrath, prepared for destruction. Jacob is a vessel of mercy, prepared for grace and redemption. Esau’s inheritance is “doomed”. Jacob’s inheritance is GOD Himself, redemption, and the abundant treasures (spiritual riches) in Christ.
Esau receives curses and judgment from God. Jacob receives the blessing and promises of God. Esau’s father is the devil. Jacob is a child of God. Esau is hated and cursed. Jacob is loved and blessed.
Esau is of the physical. Jacob is of the spiritual. Esau may or may not be a physical Jew. But he is not a spiritual one. Jacob may or may not be a physical Jew. But Jacob is a spiritual Jew regardless of ethnicity or any physical heritage. Esau is in part, physical State of Israel – that is, fake Israel. Esau is in part, Harlot Christendom which bears bad fruit (does wickedness) and is not doing what Jesus said. Jacob is spiritual Israel – that is, true Israel, the true sheep. Esau is not the chosen people. Jacob is the chosen people. Esau is an usurper. Jacob is beloved of God.
Esau builds his own satanic kingdom. Jacob seeks the Kingdom of God. Esau wants exalted power on the earth. Jacob humbly kneels under the blood of the Lamb. Esau worships lucifer in pride. Jacob worships God in humility.
Esau comes out, or is revealed first. Jacob comes out, or is revealed second. Esau is apostate. Jacob is faithful. Esau is the chosen of satan. Jacob is the chosen and elect of God. Esau hates Jacob and wars against him. Esau seeks to kill Jacob.
Jacob prays for protection and trusts God by faith. He believes and trusts the promises of God. Jacob wrestles with the Lord; he contends, he strives, fights and persists to have God. Jacob seeks His favor and he weeps in prayer. Jacob searches until he finds Him because He desires Him. Jacob pleads for God’s blessing. He wants to know Him and commune with Him! Jacob strives with God in intimate relationship and prevails. Jacob strives with men (in order to be faithful to God) and prevails. Esau wants Jacob dead. But Jacob loves and is loved of God.