THE BOOK OF GENESIS. Laban deceives Jacob.

JACOB DECEIVED BY THE DECEIVER .. LABAN ! THE MARRIAGE! Jacob without knowing it had walked into a house of Deception. Laban the supplanter intended to deceive Jacob, he had met his match! Now Laban had two daughters. The eldest daughter was Leah. She had tender eyes. Most translations say that she was “weak eyed”Continue reading “THE BOOK OF GENESIS. Laban deceives Jacob.”

THE BOOK OF GENESIS. Jacob & Rachel.

JACOB MEETS RACHEL! Read Cpt 24:1-1. So Jacob went on his journey and came to the land of the people of the East. He saw a well and three flocks of sheep laying beside it. There was a great stone upon the well’s mouth. The Shepherds were also laying around, some sound asleep! Jacobs shepherd’sContinue reading “THE BOOK OF GENESIS. Jacob & Rachel.”

THE BOOK OF GENESIS..Jacob and God.

JACOB’S ENCOUNTER WITH GOD! Fearing for his life, at his mother’s bidding that he should go to his relatives back east, he prepared to leave. Things should soon settle and he could return again. Isaac came to farewell his son and blessed him. So they sent him off to Laban the brother of his motherContinue reading “THE BOOK OF GENESIS..Jacob and God.”

THE BOOK OF GENESIS. Blessing stolen.

ISAAC DECEIVED!⁸ JACOB STEALS ESAU’S BLESSING. When lsaac was old and almost blind, he called Esau into his room and said, “Son, l am old and l don’t know when I shall die, but it will be soon.” Those of us who are in our Golden years are labled as being “old” so we startContinue reading “THE BOOK OF GENESIS. Blessing stolen.”

THE BOOK OF GENESIS. Sacrifice of Isaac cont…

ISAAC A WILLING SACRIFICE Today we pick up from our last lesson..When they came to the place, Abraham bent and built an altar. Both Father and Son were now silent. The old man laid the wood on the altar. Then he carefully and gently bound his Son, then lifted him up and laid him onContinue reading “THE BOOK OF GENESIS. Sacrifice of Isaac cont…”

THE BOOK OF GENESIS! Isaac, the child of Promise. The Sacrifice of Isaac.

ISAAC..”THE CHILD OF PROMISE.” He is the miracle baby promised to Abraham and Sarah. She was purposely overhearing the conversation between Abraham and his visitors at the tent door. Sarah laughed too loud and revealed her unbelief. She is heard, but denies it. The Lord said “Sarah you laughed,” She said, “l didn’t,” God replied,Continue reading “THE BOOK OF GENESIS! Isaac, the child of Promise. The Sacrifice of Isaac.”

ABRAHAM’S JOURNEY! The journey of faith.

THE JOURNEY OF FAITH. ”So Abraham departed, as the Lord had spoken” Gen 12:4. Abraham was one of the greatest men in history. No man had received greater promises from God. He was known by his great faith and his personal character. He was called ..”A FRIEND OF GOD” because he..Believed God! We can learnContinue reading “ABRAHAM’S JOURNEY! The journey of faith.”

THE BOOK OF GENESIS! Babel Dispersion.

THE BABEL DISPERSION. We must not think of these times as primitive. Indications are that it was a most remarkable civilisation that our race has ever known. Humans lived to great age. Language was uniform. Communication with God was freer than earlier on. To get some hints from these times read Genesis, 4:20-22. But thatContinue reading “THE BOOK OF GENESIS! Babel Dispersion.”

THE BOOK OF GENESIS..Noah’s Days.

GOD’S JUDGEMENT UPON MAN IN THE DAYS OF NOAH.”SO WILL IT BE AT THE COMING OF THE SON OF MAN”Let us look back at those days when Noah lived. You can read more about the condition of the earth in Gen cpt 7. The moral condition was appalling, corruption was extreme. Man had rejected GodContinue reading “THE BOOK OF GENESIS..Noah’s Days.”