More than inheritance benefit, the birthright consists of succession of God's purpose for a generation, including all the spiritual benefits of what it means to be the firstborn of a caste.
Esau was his father's favorite: Isaac loved Esau, because he did eat of his venison; so Esau had a greater vow of trust before his father than Jacob did, did Esau need a birthright having his father on his side?
Many men and women of God have become contaminated with apostasy, for knowing that Jesus was not born on the dates when the pagan world celebrates his birth, they celebrate equally, thereby incurring an alliance with darkness. To accept Christmas and celebrate it as a religious holiday accepted by the Scriptures is to accept an apostate doctrine. It is a doctrine that numbs the discernment, that dissipates the senses, and that subjects us to the demonic hosts that operate in the heavenly regions.
In the case of Adam and Eve, the curse entered because of their disobedience to the Word of God, it was necessary for Jesus to demolish that foundation of curse by submitting to obedience, so when He established the purpose of His presence on earth, He said, And he that sent me is with me: the Father hath not left me alone; for I do always those things that please him. John 8:29
In spiritual matters there is what is known as a “legal right” which consists of the “permission” that Satan acquires to operate in a person, or in a place, because of the opportunity that the person, or the place, gave him to do so. Spiritual warfare consists of “distorting” the authority of the opponent, that is, canceling the “legal right” of the enemy in order to be able to rebuke and subject all his activity;
Note that Luke in his account where he describes the custom of Jesus to visit the synagogue of the place where he arrived, uses the term ειωθος, and not συνήθεια, showing with it in Jesus, that His way of proceeding was not a habit, but His usual way of proceeding;
The Principalities and Powers are attracted by the facts of people, they are the "lightning rod" that invites them to park in a place; man's deeds are the "food" that strengthens the satanic work on the face of the earth.
This reference serves us to understand how philosophy has invaded the church in forms of apostasy, and on top of that, many end up preaching what the Bible does not authorize to establish. There is a lack of knowledge of the Word, how will they have Revelation like that?
The Preaching of the Cross is an introductory material to the themes of salvation as preached in the early years of the founding of the Church; a material to know the fundamentals of the Gospel of the Kingdom and the hope of our salvation by faith.
Reuben was the result of God's decision about Leah, God determined Reuben's birth because of Jacob's contempt for her, so Reuben's name is a prophetic name,