Did the Old Testament Greats Understand God’s Plan? Part 19

This entry is part 19 of 39 in the series Did the Old Testament Greats Understand God's Plan?

Recap Part 18: The chief butler told his dream to Joseph and he enjoyed its good news. At the end of its interpretation Joseph says: “But think on me when it shall be well with thee, and shew kindness, I pray thee, unto me, and make mention of me unto Pharaoh, and bring me out […]

Did the Old Testament Greats Understand God’s Plan? Part 18

This entry is part 18 of 39 in the series Did the Old Testament Greats Understand God's Plan?

Recap of Part 17: Joseph ends up in prison for a crime he didn’t commit. Most prisoners have this story, but Joseph really did nothing wrong. Potiphar’s wife claimed that he tried to rape her. “And it came to pass after these things, that his master’s wife cast her eyes upon Joseph; and she said, […]

Did the Old Testament Greats Understand God’s Plan? Part 17

This entry is part 17 of 39 in the series Did the Old Testament Greats Understand God's Plan?

Recap of Part 16: In the land of Canaan, when Jacob’s son Joseph is 17 years old, he begins to have dreams and is hated because of them. Later, “his brethren went to feed their father’s flock in Shechem. And Israel said unto Joseph, Do not thy brethren feed the flock in Shechem? come, and […]

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

This entry is part 16 of 39 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 39 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 39 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 39 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 39 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 […]

Did the Old Testament Greats Understand God’s Plan? Part 11

This entry is part 11 of 39 in the series Did the Old Testament Greats Understand God's Plan?

Recap of Part 10: Abraham finally has the son God has promised him in his old age; 100 years old. Isaac grows to be a strong boy. God tempts Abraham and tells him to go up on the mountain and give Isaac as a burnt offering. Abraham is obedient. When asked by Isaac where the […]

Did the Old Testament Greats Understand God’s Plan? Part 10

This entry is part 10 of 39 in the series Did the Old Testament Greats Understand God's Plan?

Recap of Part 9: God gives Abram a new name, Abraham, and a covenant relationship. This covenant is sealed with a sign or token, circumcision. The bible tells us: “He staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief; but was strong in faith, giving glory to God; And being fully persuaded that, what he […]