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#WOMENOFTHESCRIPTURES FINAL ACT: REBEKAH

👋🏾..I pray you all had a grand Shabbat and/or Feast Day for those observing!


So we left off with the servant asking Rebekah’s father and brother basically what are y’all going to do... so I can go. Let’s get to the scripture to see what happens next! The family agrees to give Rebekah to Isaac. Abraham’s servant gives more gifts not only to Rebekah BUT her family to... this was customary in these times. It shows not only gratitude.. it also shows the family that their daughter will be provided for as in the necessary things (Exodus 21:10) with leadership (Ephesians 5:22-33) and of course if he provides those things it shows he loves her and fears The Most High (1 Timothy 5:8)Genesis 24:51-55 Behold, Rebekah is before thee, take her, and go, and let her be thy master's son's wife, as the Lord hath spoken. And it came to pass, that, when Abraham's servant heard their words, he worshipped the Lord, bowing himself to the earth. And the servant brought forth jewels of silver, and jewels of gold, and raiment, and gave them to Rebekah: he gave also to her brother and to her mother precious things. And they did eat and drink, he and the men that were with him, and tarried all night; and they rose up in the morning, and he said, Send me away unto my master. And her brother and her mother said, Let the damsel abide with us a few days, at the least ten; after that she shall go.


🤲🏾 The family says take her! Go! Now keep in mind This is before the servant laces the family with gifts!! But we see something special happens in verse 55: And her brother and her mother said, Let the damsel abide with us a few days, at the least ten; after that she shall go... they ask for Rebekah to stay for a few days at least 10.. does anyone know why? Let’s see what happens next: Gen 24:56-60 And he said unto them, Hinder me not, seeing the Lord hath prospered my way; send me away that I may go to my master. And they said, We will call the damsel, and enquire at her mouth. And they called Rebekah, and said unto her, Wilt thou go with this man? And she said, I will go. And they sent away Rebekah their sister, and her nurse, and Abraham's servant, and his men. And they blessed Rebekah, and said unto her, Thou art our sister, be thou the mother of thousands of millions, and let thy seed possess the gate of those which hate them.



🙅🏾The servant is like😒.. don’t hinder me.. See, Abraham his master is counting on him to return with a suitable wife.. so the family is like let her stay and the servant is adamantly pressing the issue of making haste! So the family says we will call Rebekah.. and ask her what she wants she wants to do! This is so beautiful to me. Why? I wondered if Rebekah maybe felt that she would be better off with this stranger than at home.. but then I thought back to her being at the well as an answer to a needed prayer of a faithful servant to please his well respected master...fulfilling a purpose.. one that would lead a nation!! Ok ok.. y’all know I get excited! So knowing that.. let’s see what Rebekah answer was: verse 58 reads And they called Rebekah, and said unto her, Wilt thou go with this man? And she said, I will go. With nooo hesitation! Now I am sure the family was like.. 👀!! But let’s see if Rebekah was just talking OR maybe she was following something else:


📯Now, remember she doesn’t know this servant or know of this master’s son who she is to marry: YET she said “I will go..”

Hebrews 11:1 - Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen


📯Proverbs 3:5-6 ...The I will go meant that she trusted in The Most High to guide her steps! 2 Corinthians 5:7 - (For we walk by faith, not by sight:)

📯Rebekah heard the call! And that activated I will go! Romans 10:17 - So then faith [cometh] by hearing, and hearing by the word of The Most High!


I could go on on and on... but Will you step out on faith and say I will go .. blindly? Will you trust in your Creator to say blindly FATHER I will go!

📯Hebrews 11:3 - Through faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that things which are seen were not made of things which do appear...BUT knowing that because of Romans 8:28 we know that ALLLL things work together for good to them that love THE MOST HIGH to them who are the called according to his purpose..

So why won’t we go when faith calls? One of the most remarkable.. amazing things about Rebekah is her total willingness to leave it allll behind to be with a husband she has never seen. Her words "I will go" are worthy words of faith. We know the rest... but I love this story.. so let’s tie this up in a bow 🎁...

Verses 60-67 And they blessed Rebekah, and said unto her, Thou art our sister, be thou the mother of thousands of millions, and let thy seed possess the gate of those which hate them. And Rebekah arose, and her damsels, and they rode upon the camels, and followed the man: and the servant took Rebekah, and went his way. And Isaac came from the way of the well Lahairoi; for he dwelt in the south country. And Isaac went out to meditate in the field at the eventide: and he lifted up his eyes, and saw, and, behold, the camels were coming. And Rebekah lifted up her eyes, and when she saw Isaac, she lighted off the camel. For she had said unto the servant, What man is this that walketh in the field to meet us? And the servant had said, It is my master: therefore she took a vail, and covered herself. And the servant told Isaac all things that he had done. And Isaac brought her into his mother Sarah's tent, and took Rebekah, and she became his wife; and he loved her: and Isaac was comforted after his mother's death..

Rebekah arrived with so much humility, grace, and submissiveness.. it warms my heart as I even type this .. I know a lot of sisters don’t like to cover themselves as in with a headwrap.. but Rebekah did just that.. The covering with a veil signified chastity, modesty, and submission.. shows she is ready to serve him as a wife.. showing this man she NEVER met honor and reverence’s him in one of the most beautifully orchestrated marriages to date.. Isaac and Rebekah were Chosen for marriage before they knew it (Ephesians 1:3-4).


🧐Did Isaac ask her hand in marriage?

🧐Was there a huge wedding ceremony?

🧐Did they sign a marriage certificate?


🙅🏾‍♀️No, no, and no.. however obedience joined them and they would go on to lead the way for our Messiah as her family prophesied in verse 60: And they blessed Rebekah, and said unto her, And they blessed Rebekah, and said unto her, Thou art our sister, be thou the mother of thousands of millions, and let thy seed possess the gate of those which hate them.


✍🏾So now that you have read on how a tale of faith, works, and obedience perfected a purpose... So, will you go💁🏾‍♀️

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