Genesis Chapter 35

1. And God said unto Jacob, Arise, go up to Bethel, and dwell there: and make there an altar unto God, that appeared unto thee when thou fleddest from the face of Esau thy brother. 2. Then Jacob said unto his household, and to all that were with him, Put away the strange gods that are among you, and be […]

Genesis Chapter 34

1. And Dinah the daughter of Leah, which she bare unto Jacob, went out to see the daughters of the land. 2. And when Shechem the son of Hamor the Hivite, prince of the country, saw her, he took her, and lay with her, and defiled her. 3. And his soul clave unto Dinah the daughter of […]

Genesis Chapter 33

1.  And Jacob lifted up his eyes, and looked, and, behold, Esau came, and with him four hundred men. And he divided the children unto Leah, and unto Rachel, and unto the two handmaids. 2. And he put the handmaids and their children foremost, and Leah and her children after, and Rachel and Joseph hindermost. 3. And […]

Genesis Chapter 32

1. And Jacob went on his way, and the angels of God met him. 2. And when Jacob saw them, he said, This is God’s host: and he called the name of that place Mahanaim. 3. And Jacob sent messengers before him to Esau his brother unto the land of Seir, the country of Edom. 4. And he commanded them, […]

Know the Laban among you

This is an important lesson that every son in law should learn. Jacob flees his household because he listened to his mother Rebekah’s counsel and thus in doing so created a severe rift between him and his brother Esau.  Now, the only shelter that Jacob has was from his uncle, this is according to his […]

Genesis Chapter 31

1. And he heard the words of Laban’s sons, saying, Jacob hath taken away all that was our father’s; and of that which was our father’s hath he gotten all this glory. 2. And Jacob beheld the countenance of Laban, and, behold, it was not toward him as before. 3. And the LORD said unto Jacob, Return unto the land of thy fathers, and […]

Know when to Leave

If there be one thing that Genesis chapter 30 tells us then it is this instruction, “Know when to leave” This one intelligence can make the difference between living a life of abundance or perishing in poverty. But truth be told, most are not even aware of this intelligence and its importance. In fact, this […]

Genesis Chapter 30

1.  And when Rachel saw that she bare Jacob no children, Rachel envied her sister; and said unto Jacob, Give me children, or else I die. 2. And Jacob’s anger was kindled against Rachel: and he said, Am I in God’s stead, who hath withheld from thee the fruit of the womb? 3. And she said, Behold my maid […]