[Today: Genesis 28] Jacob Negotiates with God. In chapter 28 of Genesis Jacob takes his leave of Isaac and Rebekah to seek a wife among the daughters of his uncle Laban. On the journey to Padanaram he experiences a vision of angels ascending and descending on a ladder above him. The Lord appears and reiterates the promises and the blessings of Abraham after which Jacob sets conditions showing he doesn’t yet understand the nature of the covenant that is now his to walk in. 1 And Isaac called Jacob, and blessed him, and charged him, and said unto him, Thou shalt not take a wife of the daughters of Canaan. 2 Arise, go to Padanaram, to the house of Bethuel thy mother’s father; and take … (click link or title to continue)
Outstanding Miracles. In this meeting two dozen people reported significant healing, one person was healed of MS and put away her walker and one man was raised out of a wheelchair showing x-rays of two broken legs and a broken collar bone – he left his wheelchair on the platform and walked out of the building rejoicing.
[Today: Genesis 27] Jacob Steals the Birthright. In chapter 27 of Genesis Isaac is very old and plans to bequeath to Esau the birthright. Was this unfair, or was God working to bring about His immutable counsels through the bloodline of Jacob instead of his older brother? [Gen 27:1-46 KJV] 1 And it came to pass, that when Isaac was old, and his eyes were dim, so that he could not see, he called Esau his eldest son, and said unto him, My son: and he said unto him, Behold, here am I. 2 And he said, Behold now, I am old, I know not the day of my death: 3 Now therefore take, I pray thee, thy weapons, thy quiver and thy bow, and … (click link or title to continue)