Genesis 32

Genesis 32 Genesis 32 Genesis 32:1-2 – As an indication of God’s approval and blessing upon Jacob he sends his angels to appear to him.  When Jacob was fleeing Esau, God sent these angels to appear to him at Bethel (Gen. 28:12).  God does this for Jacob to...

Genesis 31

Genesis 31 Genesis 31 Genesis 31:1-3 – The sons of Laban became more and more vexed that Jacob continued to prosper.  What was thought to be a shrewd deal on their father’s part was now becoming a disaster in their eyes.  Their flocks were not reproducing as...

Deuteronomy 13

Deuteronomy 13 Deuteronomy 13 Deuteronomy 13:1-2 Moses instructs Israel how to be alert to false teaching that would be brought to them. God made provision for His people to be instructed through prophets that He would send to them. These prophets would...

Genesis 30

Genesis 30 Genesis 30 Genesis 30:1-2 – Rachel who was forced to wait to marry her husband because of her father and Laban’s conspiracy now has to deal with the humiliation of not being able to have children.  It would be disappointing enough just to be barren...

Deuteronomy 12

Deuteronomy 12 Deuteronomy 12 Deuteronomy 12:1-4 In this section Moses instructs Israel that there is only one way that Israel might worship God.  Chapter 5-11 contain general stipulations of the covenant as well as motivation for keeping the commands of God. Here...