Archive for September 4th, 2011


Last weekend, I was on sabbatical for a few days. Just some time out in the woods for some rest, family time, and solo Bible Study. One of the stories from the Scripture I revisited during this time was the story of Jacob in Genesis. As I read through it again, I caught something in one of his stories that I had not caught before….

Jacob was a sequel to a few other people’s stories. His grandfather was Abraham who was man of great faith (and his share of mistakes) who God made a promise to give him many descendents. He promised Abraham to kick things off with a son even though he and his wife, Sarah were past the age of having children. In God’s time, they did have a son whom they named Isaac. When Isaac grew, he too got married and had two sons. They were twins and their names were Esau and Jacob.


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