Who gets to be first? Trace the theme of the firstborn through the story of the Bible and discover how God overturns human systems and redefines power as love.
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00:00 The right of the firstborn in human history
00:35 God gives younger siblings the birthright in the Bible
01:21 Israel chooses Saul and God chooses David
01:38 God turns power and status upside-down
01:53 Sibling rivalries over who gets to be first
02:36 Jesus as the firstborn of all creation
03:21 A poem about how Jesus redefined power
03:50 Jesus becomes the firstborn from among the dead
04:24 Jesus’ followers become the family of the firstborn