Archives for the month of: August, 2016
So, faith can overcome major issues. Just ask Jacob.
“But Esau ran up and embraced him [Jacob], held him tight and kissed him. And they both wept.”
Genesis 33:4 MSG

After this encounter, meeting Esau face-to-face must have seemed like a snap.

Jacob said: “I saw God face-to-face and lived to tell the story!”

Genesis 32:30 MSG

Traveling in true safety and security.
God said to Jacob: “Go back home where you were born. I’ll go with you.”
Genesis 31:3 MSG
Having a life that makes a difference.
Laban: “I have learned through divine inquiry that God has blessed me because of you.”
Genesis 30:27 MSG

It’s imparitve that you always read the fine print. Ask Jacob.

Laban: “We don’t do it that way in our country. We don’t marry off the younger daughter before the older.”

Genesis 28:26 MSG

Occasionally insights take some time to grasp.
Jacob woke up from his sleep: “God is in this place—truly. And I didn’t even know it!”
Genesis 28:16 MSG
Using Cosplay on a unique level.
“Rebekah took the dress-up clothes of her older son Esau and put them on her younger son Jacob.”
Genesis 27:15 MSG

Isaac’s smarter neighbors said:

“We’ve realized that God is on your side. We’d like to make a deal between us”

Genesis 26:28 MSG

Some choices just need to be thought through much better.
Esau: “I am about to die; of what use is a birthright to me?”
Genesis 25:32 MSG