Jacob was solved one family issue(Laban), and has planned for solving another(Esau). He sent his entire family and servants across the Jabbok ford, and he
Laban has caught up with Jacob, and they have aired their feelings, God has intervened, and now they agree to part ways. Before that, though,
Jacob left Canaan with very little, under cover of night, avoiding sure death at the hand of his brother. He found favor in the land
Jacob now has two wives, and begins his family. In the process, he begins to see the promises of God to Abraham begin to unfold.
I thought of a lot of songs and phrases that could describe this story: “Love at First Sight,” “The Things We Do For Love,” “I
One of the brightest spots in the life stories of the patriarchs is this little snippet from the flight of Jacob from his brother. Here