And God Almighty bless thee, and make thee fruitful, and multiply thee, that thou mayest be a multitude of people; And give thee the blessing of Abraham, to thee, and to thy seed with thee; that thou mayest inherit the land wherein thou art a stranger, which God gave unto Abraham.
And Isaac sent away Jacob: and he went to Padanaram unto Laban, son of Bethuel the Syrian, the brother of Rebekah, Jacob’s and Esau’s mother.
Now, there are several other scriptures along with this but it does tell us that from then on Abraham became a special person [Genesis 17].
This is most important, and Jacob had that spiritual guidance from Isaac his father, because he [Isaac] was a prophet, even though he was Jacob’s father. To have spiritual guidance apart from your knowledge within your spirit which the Holy Spirit guides you, the other person that is important in your life is your Pastor; that’s important.
Now, it is not right for a Christian to go looking round for some prophet to guide him about getting married; it’s not right to go to a Pastor which is not your Pastor, because you know it’s like going to any minister saying “I want to get married. ” He is not expected to give you spiritual guidance, because he can show you God’s Word, but when it comes to guidance about things not necessarily given exact instruction as to this or that, for example “Do I take this job? Do I go left or right,” things like this, you can’t just go to a Prophet or a Pastor outside and ask such questions, because these things are given to those that God has brought into your life to guide you through the Word of God on a consistent basis, not just because someone is a spiritual leader somewhere else.
When Esau saw that Isaac had blessed Jacob, and sent him away to Padanaram, to take him a wife from thence; and that as he blessed him he gave him a charge, saying, Thou shalt not take a wife of the daughers of Canaan; [Esau heard it, Esau saw that Jacob obeyed his father] And that Jacob obeyed his father and his mother, and was gone to Padanaram;” Let me take it through again; I want you to listen to this.
Isaac calls his son Jacob after he [Jacob] had received the blessing of Abraham, and he said…now, remember at this time, Jacob had received the blessing and Esau had missed the blessing and the Bible does tell us something about Esau.