Laban deceives Jacob. The Macquarie Dictonary explains the word deception as.. The “perversion of truth for the purpose of misleading” “cheating!” “An act intended to deceive to someone else.” 1. It is falsehood, lying. Psl 119:118.2. 2. It comes from the heart. Mark 7:22. 3. It is a characteristic of the heart. 4. It is forbidden. Prov 24:28. Eph 4:24. 5. GOD abhors (detests) it. 6. Christ can set us free from it. 1 Peter
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” The Heb “Rak” translate it as being “timid”..”weak”.. “attractive.” Rachel as we already know was translated in the Heb as,
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’s mind thought to itself. They should have watered the sheep and have them out grazing by now. So he questioned
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 mother who lived in Padan-aram. He was a son of Bethuel the Syrian. Jacob had walked toward Haram. He came upon
ISAAC DECEIVED! 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 start thinking we are at death’s door! The thought of death plagues our minds and we talk about our infirmities, groaning
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I love your following statement Heather;
“Let us allow the light of the cross to shine through our lives..removing any traces of darkness ..” Amen!
Bless you sweet friend,
Thankyou dear Jennifer,
May the light of the cross be a lamp to your feet and a light to your path.
That it is 🤗