Category Archives: Jacob

Genesis 45:1-15 – God sent me before you to preserve life

Genesis 45:1-15 1Then Joseph could no longer control himself before all those who stood by him, and he cried out, “Send everyone away from me.” So no one stayed with him when Joseph made himself known to his brothers. 2And he … Continue reading

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Genesis 37:1-4, 12-28 – Betrayed and sold into slavery

Genesis 37:1-4, 12-28 1Jacob settled in the land where his father had lived as an alien, the land of Canaan. 2This is the story of the family of Jacob. Joseph, being seventeen years old, was shepherding the flock with his brothers; … Continue reading

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Genesis 32:22-31 – Wrestling with God

Genesis 32:22-31 22The same night he got up and took his two wives, his two maids, and his eleven children, and crossed the ford of the Jabbok. 23He took them and sent them across the stream, and likewise everything that he … Continue reading

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Genesis 29:15-28 – Deception

Genesis 29:15-28 15Then Laban said to Jacob, “Because you are my kinsman, should you therefore serve me for nothing? Tell me, what shall your wages be?” 16Now Laban had two daughters; the name of the elder was Leah, and the name … Continue reading

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Genesis 28:10-19a – Surely the Lord is in this place – and I did not know it!

Genesis 28:10-19a 10Jacob left Beer-sheba and went toward Haran. 11He came to a certain place and stayed there for the night, because the sun had set. Taking one of the stones of the place, he put it under his head and … Continue reading

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Psalm 105: Looking at the whole picture

Psalm 105 1 O give thanks to the Lord, call on his name, make known his deeds among the peoples. 2 Sing to him, sing praises to him; tell of all his wonderful works. 3 Glory in his holy name; let the hearts of those … Continue reading

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