Posts Tagged ‘Jacob’

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 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 – 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?

Timeline of Truth – Jacob Works for Laban (Genesis 30:25-43)

Monday, April 15th, 2013

Jacob has been with Laban for 14 years, having worked those years for Leah and Rachel. Now Laban negotiates a deal to have Jacob continue working for him for wages. God is at work to fulfill his promises to Jacob…

TT – Jacob Finds a Wife (x2) (Genesis 29:1-30)

Monday, March 18th, 2013

In obedience to his parents, and no doubt to escape the eventual wrath of his brother Esau, Jacob continues on to Haran. There he meets up with cousin Rachel, and then with Uncle Laban. Jacob falls in love with Rachel, and makes a deal with Laban to serve 7 years for her. After 7 years, Jacob learns what it means to be on the receiving end of deception.

Timeline of Truth – Jacob Is Sent Away, and God Meets Him (Genesis 27:41 – 28:22)

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

Upon threats of Esau overhead by his mother Rebekah, Jacob is encouraged by Rebekah and instructed by Isaac to find a wife from Laban’s daughters. Along the way, God meets Jacob.