Joseph Sold into Egypt

by Thomas Bass “And Jacob dwelt in the land wherein his father was a stranger, in the land of Canaan.” Now Jacob has come back from Haran after twenty years of herding Laban’s sheep. He came back with his wives, his eleven sons, then Rachel has Benjamin and she passes off the scene. But now, … Continue reading Joseph Sold into Egypt

Jacob, Esau, Birthright

by Les Feldick Let's get back into the Book of Genesis and do some reviewing. Turn to Chapter 25. Here, we're dealing with two sons, Jacob and Esau, the sons of Isaac and Rebekah. All of this is right in line with the Abrahamic Covenant. I realize that a lot of people are picking up … Continue reading Jacob, Esau, Birthright

Jacob Foretells and Blesses His Sons (Pastor Charles Lawson) Jacob, the Last of the Patriarchs, Is the Ending of One Thing and the Start of Another. His Number Four Son, Judah, Is of the Messiah's Kingly Genealogy; But Jacob's Favored Son, Joseph, Is of the Spiritual Genealogy of Christ--the Shepherd of Israel and the Stone [Rock] of Israel (the Leader and the Foundation/Anchor). … Continue reading Jacob Foretells and Blesses His Sons (Pastor Charles Lawson)

Rachel and Leah – a tale of two sisters

originally posted by Steven P. Wickstrom In Genesis chapter 27, Jacob had already swindled his brother Esau out of the birthright, and now he had deceitfully taken away the blessing of their father Isaac. Esau, having been double-crossed twice, was so angry that he was preparing to kill Jacob. When their mother, Rebekah, found out … Continue reading Rachel and Leah – a tale of two sisters