Genesis

Genesis 46

Genesis 46 Genesis 46 Genesis 46:1-4 – Jacob had reservations about leaving the land that was promised to him by God. (Gen. 35:12).  Likely sensing the hand of God in all that had unfolded Jacob began his journey.  He had no word not to go and it seemed that...

Genesis 36

Genesis 36 Genesis 36 Genesis 36:1-5 This section looks into the genealogy of Esau. Esau is also called Edom which refers to his headship over the nation of Edom. Esau and Edom are identified as one in Obad 1:8. The name comes from the event of Esau selling his...

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...

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...