Esau cried out for a blessing he never valued until it was no longer his, lost to his younger brother.
The elder brother in Jesus’ parable recorded in Luke 16 accuses his father of wasting a blessing that he alone deserves on his prodigal younger brother.
The words that the father speaks to his son in that parable “you are always with me, and everything I have is yours…” foreshadow a blessing that all those who trust in Jesus share.
Tomorrow as you worship you may come feeling that there are blessings you seek that are being denied.
Worship in joy as you celebrate the eternal blessing that is already yours in Jesus.

From Mark Buchanan:

You are always with me, and everything I have is yours.
This is subversive. This changes everything. Before Jesus, blessing was scarce. It was meted out. It was rationed carefully, sparingly, grudgingly. There was generally one blessing per household: miss it, you get the dregs.
But now “out of the fullness of [Christ’s] grace he has blessed us all, giving us one blessing after another” (John 1:16; GNT).
You are always with me, and everything I have is yours.
The words the Father speaks over his Son Jesus are in one sense for him alone. But in another sense, everything he has is yours.
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