I am able to imagine him getting into city, marketing the fact he struggled to obtain a rather wealthy foreigner with a handsome, qualified son who was simply become their only heir. His intention to locate a bride could have been publicized, and just one happy woman had been become plumped for. The servant might have held a “Miss Mesopotamia” contest to select such a bride. Just those that had been the absolute most stunning and talented could be permitted to enter, plus the champion would end up being the spouse of Isaac.
How various had been the methodology of the servant that is godly. Whenever their tiny caravan stumbled on the “city of Nahor,” he instantly 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 by the springtime, plus the daughters associated with males associated with the town are coming out to draw water; now should it be that the lady to who we state, ‘Please let your jar down to make certain that i might drink,’ and whom responses, ‘Drink, and I also will water your camels also’—may she function as the 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 within the right town, the “city of Nahor,” and then he is at an excellent spot to see or watch the ladies of this town because they stumbled on the springtime for water. Continue reading