Abraham’s eldest servant speaks of how his master had made him swear that he would not take a wife for his son, Isaac from the daughters of the Canaanites, a people that did not follow and worship God. Abraham, the master’s plan was to find a wife for his only beloved son, from his own family and kindred.
Points to ponder:
The bride to be of Christ Jesus (Revelation 19), God’s only begotten Son is not to be of this world that is in enmity with God (James 4:4), but it is the Church, who is the one who follows and worships God, the Master. This is God the Master’s, master plan! Have you believed in Jesus and received him i.e., do you belong to God’s, the Master’s plan?
Genesis 24:36-37 (KJV)
36 And Sarah my master’s wife bare a son to my master when she was old: and unto him hath he given all that he hath.
37 And my master made me swear, saying, Thou shalt not take a wife to my son of the daughters of the Canaanites, in whose land I dwell: