“And Esau ran to meet him, and embraced him, and fell on his neck, and kissed him: and they wept.”- Gen 33:4
Jacob cheated Esau and took his birthright. He ran away to his uncle’s place. After 20 years he was returning to home (Canaan) with his family, cattle and wealth. Even after 20 years he was afraid that his bro. Esau will smite him. Hence previous night he wrestled with God got blessing by new name “Israel”. After meeting god receiving His mercy he met his brother.
The above verses shows the emotional reaction of Esau towards Jacob. Gen 33:4″ And Esau ran to meet him, and embraced him, and fell on his neck, and kissed him: and they wept. “One thing we can learn is Esau completely forgive his brother Jacob.
Even many years before we got saved, our works, talks, attitude would have hurt our own brother’s, sister, family, friends etc. After we got saved ,God would have forgiven our mistakes, but when we get an opportunity to meet them we need to ask forgiveness. That is what God expects from us. As Esau embraced Jacob, our Lord Jesus will embrace us when we meet him. Let God give us Grace and mercy…