Posts Tagged ‘blessing’

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.

TT – Jacob Secures the Blessing Promised to Him by God (Genesis 27:1-40)

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

We take a closer look at what transpired when Isaac told Esau to prepare to receive his blessing. Was Isaac ignoring the communicated will of God? God had told Rebekah that the “older would serve the younger.”

Timeline of Truth: God Chooses Abram (Genesis 12:1-9)

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

God picks one man out of all the people in the world, and tells him to pack up and leave to a place God would show him later. And God plans to change the world through this man!