The Stew, or the Cross? // jessconnell.com // "Jesus, for the joy set before Him, endured the cross. What a stark contrast He is to the carnal Esau, who for a single meal, sold His birthright. In Hebrews 12, they are two examples, exhibiting a focus on entirely different things– Christ focused on eternal joy; Esau focused on momentary hunger. How many things in our lives have the potential to be like Esau’s stew?"