Genesis

Genesis 37:1-36

Genesis 37:1-36 Genesis 37:1-36 Genesis 37:1-4 This chapter begins with the assertion that Jacob like his father and grandfather, Abraham, lived as a sojourner or pilgrim in the land that was promised to them. We too are called to live in such a manner in order to be...

Genesis 35:1-29

Genesis 35:1-29 Genesis 35:1-29 Genesis 35:1-4 – Following the events in Shechem it may have been that Jacob went to the Lord in prayer and confession of his failure and the failure of his family in their testimony to the people of Canaan. When God answered him,...

Genesis 34:1-32

Genesis 34:1-32 Genesis 34:1-32 Genesis 34:1-4 – Ten years have elapsed and we now learn about the sad events surrounding the youngest child of Leah, Dinah. Dinah had to have been at least in her teens and her brothers at least in their twenties. While the text...

Genesis 27:11-46 – Jacob and Esau

Genesis 27:11-46 – Jacob and Esau Genesis 27:11-46 – Jacob and Esau Genesis 27:11-17 – While Jacob thought that the plan was just he had reservations. While he knew that the blessing belonged to him, he did not want his father to think him as one who...

Genesis 24:1-49

Genesis 24:1-49 Genesis 24:1-49 Genesis 24:1 – This is a chapter that is so important in the unfolding plan of God. Abraham, knowing that the promised Seed would come from him, determines to select the right wife for his son Isaac. From Genesis 25:20 we know...