Tag: Jacob

Bible in 365 Days – Day 17

Focus Chapters: Genesis 45:16-28 Genesis 46 Genesis 47:1-27   Standout Verse(s): THE ACTION Genesis 46:1-4 NLT So Jacob set out for Egypt with all his possessions. And when he came to Beersheba, he offered sacrifices to the God of his father, Isaac. During the night God spoke to him in a vision. “Jacob! Jacob!” he…

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Bible in 365 Days – Day 12

Focus Chapters: Genesis 32-34 Genesis 35:1-27   Standout Verse(s): THE ACTION Genesis 35:1 NLT Then God said to Jacob, “Get ready and move to Bethel and settle there. Build an altar there to the God who appeared to you when you fled from your brother, Esau.”   THE REACTION Genesis 35:2-7 NLT So Jacob told…

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Bible in 365 Days – Day 11

Focus Chapters: Genesis 30:25-43 Genesis 31   Standout Verse(s): THE ACTION Genesis 30:25-26 NLT Soon after Rachel had given birth to Joseph, Jacob said to Laban, “Please release me so I can go home to my own country. Let me take my wives and children, for I have earned them by serving you, and let me…

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Bible in 365 Days – Day 10

Focus Chapters: Genesis 28:6-22 Genesis 29 Genesis 30:1-24 Standout Verse(s): THE ACTION Genesis 29:16-18, 22-23, 25-28, 30 NLT Now Laban had two daughters. The older daughter was named Leah, and the younger one was Rachel. There was no sparkle in Leah’s eyes, but Rachel had a beautiful figure and a lovely face. Since Jacob was…

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When you encounter God…

A few weeks ago I was having a conversation with a friend about the way youngsters who are Christians behave. She was lamenting the fact that they don’t really behave like Christians. The only thing that came to mind to tell her is that it’s because they haven’t encountered God for themselves yet. A few…

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