Did the Old Testament Greats Understand God’s Plan? Part 16

This entry is part 16 of 45 in the series Did the Old Testament Greats Understand God's Plan?

Part 15 recap: Jacob returns from the land of Canaan very reluctantly as he must face his brother Esau. Jacob had tricked his father into giving him Esau’s blessing over twenty years prior to his return. Jacob trusts God and his plan and moves forward towards the goal. “And Jacob lifted up his eyes, and […]

Did the Old Testament Greats Understand God’s Plan? Part 15

This entry is part 15 of 45 in the series Did the Old Testament Greats Understand God's Plan?

Recap Part 14: A joyous event of children begins, and Jacob is blessed with 12 children from 4 different women. Jacob struggles through all of his uncle’s deceit and God instruct him to depart. Jacob is free from the bondage of Laban his uncle. He takes his family and all his possessions and leaves to […]

Did the Old Testament Greats Understand God’s Plan? Part 14

This entry is part 14 of 45 in the series Did the Old Testament Greats Understand God's Plan?

Recap Part 13: Jacob is tricked into marrying Laban’s 2 daughters arranging for Rachel only and 7 years of service. Jacob reluctantly agrees to stay because of the love he has for Rachel. Part 14 Now the babies begin! Rachel and Leah get into a battle for Jacob’s love and both want babies by their […]

Did the Old Testament Greats Understand God’s Plan? Part 13

This entry is part 13 of 45 in the series Did the Old Testament Greats Understand God's Plan?

Recap of Part 12: Isaac is tricked by his son Jacob and gives him the blessing of God, rather than his favorite son Esau. Rebecca instructs Jacob in this deceit because she is aware of God’s plan: “And the Lord said unto her, Two nations are in thy womb, and two manner of people shall […]

Did the Old Testament Greats Understand God’s Plan? Part 12

This entry is part 12 of 45 in the series Did the Old Testament Greats Understand God's Plan?

Recap of Part 11: Eliezer delivers Rebekah to Isaac after having a successful adventure to Abraham’s kindred. After being barren for a while, they successfully have twins. Jacob and Esau, twin brothers, are born of the promised seed; Isaac. In their youth, Jacob gave unto Esau some of his lentils and Esau gave Jacob his […]