Avoiding the Comparison Trap

Kia Stephens | Proverbs 31 Ministries “When Rachel saw that she was not bearing Jacob any children, she became jealous of her sister. So she said to Jacob, ‘Give me children, or I’ll die!’” Genesis 30:1 (NIV) It began with a seemingly harmless perusal of a friend's photo on Instagram. What a cute picture of … Continue reading Avoiding the Comparison Trap

Joseph Attacked by the Archers.

“The archers have sorely grieved him, shot at him and hated him: But his bow abode in strength and the arms of his hands were made strong by the hands of the mighty God of Jacob (from thence is the Shepherd, the Stone of Israel).” (Genesis 49:23, 24) It must have been a fine sight … Continue reading Joseph Attacked by the Archers.

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