Category Archives: Jacob

Thinking about Jacob’s story in Genesis…

By Faith Jacob…

As I am away from my flock this weekend… Then he charged them and said to them: “I am to be gathered to my people; bury me with my fathers in the cave that is in the field of Ephron … Continue reading

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Jacob’s Shepherd…

Over a decade ago, while we lived in Houston, I spent a season in Bible Study Fellowship. It is a good program, and I recommend it highly. I learned a great deal about the Bible, and also from the lives … Continue reading

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Jacob…the inheritor

After Jacob stood in as substitute for his twin, Esau, and received the first-son-blessing from Isaac, Esau was furious. The Scriptures say: “So Esau hated Jacob because of the blessing with which his father blessed him, and Esau said in … Continue reading

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Jacob…the substitute

Most of us know the story of the transactions between Jacob and Esau. In Genesis 25 we see Esau coming home to the family camp, famished from a day’s hunting. His younger-by-minutes brother, Jacob, has been cooking some tasty red … Continue reading

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