Archive for the ‘Jacob’ Category

Timeline of Truth – Review (Genesis 1 – Exodus 10)

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

As we swing back into our Timeline of Truth study series, we take time to review the series as far as we have gone to date.

Timeline of Truth – Jacob Is Buried; Joseph Dies (Genesis 50)

Monday, October 21st, 2013

Genesis ends with the deaths of Jacob and Joseph. It also ends with the confidence of the descendents of Jacob returning to the Promised Land one day.

Timeline of Truth – Jacob Blesses His Twelve Sons (Genesis 49)

Monday, October 21st, 2013

Oldest to youngest, Jacob blesses his sons. Some in the form of rebuke for past sins. Others with promised blessings. Still others with interesting forecasts.

Timeline of Truth – Jacob Blesses Joseph’s Sons (Genesis 48)

Monday, October 21st, 2013

Joseph brings his sons, Manasseh and Ephraim, to be blessed by Jacob. Jacob blesses them, but purposefully blesses the younger son over the older son. He also adopts the sons as his own, effectively giving Joseph the double portion due his older brother Reuben.

Timeline of Truth – Jacob Returns to Egypt (Genesis 46-47)

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

God’s long and difficult plan for Joseph comes to fruition. Joseph is able to provide for his family during the intense famine.

Timeline of Truth – Joseph Dreams Dreams (Genesis 37:1-11)

Monday, June 24th, 2013

Enter Joseph on the scene, the fourth “patriarch” of Genesis. From Genesis 37 through the end of Genesis 50, Joseph becomes the focal point and tool for God’s working. There are amazingly helpful things we will learn as we look at his life and God’s work in and through it.

This lesson, we look at the dreams that God gave to Joseph about the future, and the problems that Joseph encountered from his brothers and even his own father.

Timeline of Truth – God Blesses Jacob Amidst Hardships (Genesis 35:1-29)

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

God is not done growing Jacob. Spirituality and sanctification come through hardship. God blesses Jacob in the face of major losses, even later in life.

Timeline of Truth: Jacob and Esau Meet (Genesis 33:1-20)

Monday, May 13th, 2013

Jacob comes face-to-face with the brother he cheated. God has promised Jacob ultimate blessing, but what will he face in the mean time?

Timeline of Truth: Jacob Wrestles with God (Genesis 32:1-32)

Monday, May 13th, 2013

Jacob struggles with himself, his future, and with God. God wins.

Timeline of Truth – Jacob Flees from Laban (Genesis 31:1-55)

Monday, April 15th, 2013

After 20 years with Laban, it was time to leave. Laban’s sons were jealous, Laban was frustrated with Jacob’s wild success even though he had changed Jacob’s wages 10 times in 6 years to try to keep his wealth. And God speaks up.

Jacob leaves without telling Laban. Laban finds out and pursues him. Now what?