Genesis 30.5 and 31: Jacob Completes His Journey of Consequences

This article was written by Hayley Mowatt, producer of Bible Book Club.

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Show Notes:

The Journey of Consequences…

Conflict Sin Consequence Conflict
Jacob + Esau Jacob sells food (stew) for birthright Jacob sold to Leah for food (mandrakes) for a chance to give birth Rachel + Leah
Jacob + Isaac Jacob charades as Esau, tricking Isaac Leah charades as Rachel, tricking Jacob Jacob + Laban
Jacob + Esau Jacob steals what he wants (blessing) Jacob must work for free for what he wants (Rachel) Jacob + Laban
Jacob + Esau Jacob flees out of fear for Esau Jacob must face his fear and seek forgiveness Jacob + Esau
Jacob + God Jacob doesn’t trust God to provide promise that he is the chosen twin Jacob must work for 20 years for Laban who can’t be trusted. Jacob + Laban
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