Glorious Discrimination: When God Prefers the Later-Born Son

Throughout Genesis, God has consistently chosen not to bless the firstborn son to the degree of a later-born son. Seth was preferred over Cain; Isaac was preferred over Ishmael; Jacob was preferred over Esau; Perez over Zerah; and Joseph was preferred over all his older brothers. Fathers often resisted or objected to God’s selection, but … More Glorious Discrimination: When God Prefers the Later-Born Son