Genesis (Program #90) – After Breaking
Today we look at Jacob on Genesis 33. This message today concerning Jacob relies on understanding a little bit of his history. What has Jacob gone through since the heavenly dream that he received in chapter 28?
Well, he arrived at uncle Laban’s house, he fell in love with Rachel, agreed to serve 7 years. He put in the time. He was cheated in the sense that he was given the older sister Leah as wife and had to labor another 7 years for Rachel. He produces a number of children. He acquired a number of flocks. He’s quite blessed by God. On one hand, Jacob was dealt with by Laban who cheated him and manipulated him. On the other hand, Jacob being clever did his best to out-wit Laban. He had a clever scheme of getting the best animals for himself. But actually it was God’s sovereignty that blessed and enriched Jacob..
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