Tag Archives: Jacob

Blessed Wresting, Genesis 32:22-31

  22 Jacob got up during the night, took his two wives, his two women servants, and his eleven sons, and crossed the Jabbok River’s shallow water. 23 He took them and everything that belonged to him, and he helped them cross the … Continue reading

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Faith Beyond Strength

Genesis 32:22-31 Common English Bible (CEB)   22 Jacob got up during the night, took his two wives, his two women servants, and his eleven sons, and crossed the Jabbok River’s shallow water. 23 He took them and everything that belonged to him, … Continue reading

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Faith Beyond Patience

Genesis 29:15-28 Common English Bible (CEB)   15 Laban said to Jacob, “You shouldn’t have to work for free just because you are my relative. Tell me what you would like to be paid.” 16 Now Laban had two daughters: the older … Continue reading

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Faith Beyond Limits

Genesis 28:10-19 Common English Bible (CEB)  10 Jacob left Beer-sheba and set out for Haran. 11 He reached a certain place and spent the night there. When the sun had set, he took one of the stones at that place and put it … Continue reading

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Faith Beyond Fate

Genesis 25:19-34 Common English Bible (CEB)   19 These are the descendants of Isaac, Abraham’s son. Abraham became the father of Isaac. 20 Isaac was 40 years old when he married Rebekah the daughter of Bethuel the Aramean and the sister of Laban … Continue reading

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