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Genesis 31, Part 2

April 3, 2012
God wanted Jacob to go back home, but Jacob left without telling his father-in-law because he was afraid. Fear will keep you from fulfilling what God has for you.
References: Genesis 31

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In Genesis 31, as Jacob packs up his family and leaves to head home, God confirms His will to Jacob through circumstances and His Word. How can we know God's will for our lives?
April 2, 2012
Jacob’s family life that was unsatisfying, but so was his work life. His boss was his father-in-law, and they didn’t trust each other. But this story shows that God can take the worst situation and make the best of it.
March 30, 2012
Jacob’s family was extremely dysfunctional, and he was very poor at interpersonal relationships. Leah bore him more children, but it was Rachel who really controlled him.
March 29, 2012
God uses the foolish things of the world to confound the wise. He used the superstitious relatives of Jacob to do a powerful work in the midst of human failure.
March 28, 2012
When Jacob met Rachel, it was literally love at first sight. But her father tricked Jacob into working for him for 14 years for her hand. Jacob the deceiver had been deceived.
March 27, 2012
Jacob was on the run, and he had an amazing dream in which God spoke to him and gave him the promise of provision and protection. Up until now, Jacob hadn’t really listened to God.
March 26, 2012
Although Jacob was not deserving of blessing, the grace of God was poured into his life. And although we may reap what we sow, God's grace is sufficient for us.
March 23, 2012
Jacob deceived Isaac so that he would get his father’s blessing rather than Esau, the firstborn son. But Jacob reaped what he sowed, as he was deceived by his father-in-law, and later his sons.
March 22, 2012
Jacob was concerned about what others thought, not about what he was. Your reputation is what others think you are. Your character is who you really are, even when no one is looking.
March 21, 2012
The family of Isaac was prone to selfishness, distrust and scheming. And there was a continual battle between Esau and Jacob. But God still worked in the family, despite all their dysfunction.
March 20, 2012
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Study through the Bible verse by verse. Host Skip Heitzig is senior pastor of Calvary Albuquerque, located in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

About Skip Heitzig

Skip Heitzig ministers to over 15,000 people as senior pastor of Calvary Albuquerque. He reaches out to thousands across the nation and throughout the world through his multimedia ministry. He is the author of several books including The Bible from 30,000 Feet, Defying Normal, You Can Understand the Book of Revelation, and How to Study the Bible and Enjoy It. He has also published over two dozen booklets in the Lifestyle series, covering aspects of Christian living. He serves on several boards, including Samaritan's Purse and Harvest.

Skip and his wife, Lenya, and son and daughter-in-law, Nathan and Janaé, live in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Skip and Lenya are the proud grandparents of Seth Nathaniel and Kaydence Joy.

 

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