Old Testament Lesson 10: “Birthright Blessings; Marriage in the Covenant”

Those who are faithful to their covenants are promised all the blessings of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. What are these blessings? According to the scriptures, the blessing is to “enter into exaltation and glory in all things . . . a fulness and a continuation of the seeds forever and ever.”

Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob received these blessings because of their faithfulness to the covenants of the Lord—“because they did none other things than that which they were commanded, they have entered into their exaltation, according to the promises, and sit upon thrones, and are not angels but are gods.” We are told that “the promise is yours also. “

In this lesson we explore the significance of these covenants that were so deeply important to the patriarchs Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob and ought to be important to us.

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