I’m able to imagine him getting into city, marketing the truth that he struggled to obtain a really rich foreigner with a handsome, qualified son who was simply become their only heir. Their intention to get a bride will have been publicized, and just one girl that is lucky become opted for. The servant might have held a “Miss Mesopotamia” contest to select such a bride. Just people who had been the absolute most stunning and talented will be permitted to enter, additionally the winner would end up being the spouse of Isaac.
Exactly just exactly How various ended up being the methodology of the servant that is godly. Whenever their tiny caravan stumbled on the “city of Nahor,” he straight away desired the might and guidance of Jesus in prayer:
In which he stated, “O LORD, the Jesus of my master Abraham, please grant me success today, and show lovingkindness to my master Abraham. Behold, i’m standing because of the springtime, in addition to daughters regarding the guys for the town are coming off to draw water; now whether it’s that your ex to who we say, ‘Please let down your jar making sure that i might drink,’ and whom responses, ‘Drink, and I also will water your camels also’—may she function as one whom Thou hast appointed for Thy servant Isaac; and also by this i will realize that Thou hast shown lovingkindness to my master” (Genesis 24:12-14).
Wisdom had brought him this far
He had been when you look at the right town, the “city of Nahor,” and he is at a beneficial spot to see the ladies regarding the town while they found the springtime for water. “a more youthful servant could possibly went concerning this task in an exceedingly different manner” の続きを読む