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Audio - The Life of Jacob (F Gordon)

Highlights (and low-lights) in the life of this interesting character Jacob

  • The election and selection of Jacob - published in Audio

    Genesis Chapter 25 verse 20-23 - God as sovereign, before the twins Esau and Jacob were born, chose Jacob to inherit the promise of God. Paul picks up this theme of election in Romans chapter 9.

  • Jacob and Esau - Birth and Birthright - published in Audio

    Genesis 25: 24-34 The birth of Esau and Jacob, and the desire and discarding of the birthright. Twin boys, yet different in every way!

  • Genesis 27 Jacob, Esau and the stolen blessing - published in Audio

    Jacob in Esau’s clothing uses deceit to receive the blessing, yet God's will and purpose still prevail. Maybe you can see yourself in a family in which every member had their own agenda in regards to God's will!

  • Jacob's encounter with God at Bethel Audio - published in Audio

    Escaping Esau’s anger, Jacob flees his home after stealing the blessing. It is then that he has his first encounter with God at Bethel. Likewise many of us also have our first encounter with God at a time of loneliness, fear and uncertainty... where the God of grace reveals Himself!

  • Jacob and Laban - The swindler gets swindled! (Audio) - published in Audio

    Genesis 29 - Jacob travels to Laban his uncle and meets a greater swindler than himself! We see Gods hand of discipline on Jacob over twenty years of conflict but all for Jacob's ultimate good. In like manner God allows circumstances in our lives to buffet and reveal our true nature to us.

  • Life of Jacob - Twenty years of striving - published in Audio

    Jacob spent twenty years under the hand of Laban. Fourteen years for his two wives who constantly fought for his love and six years earning wages under a harsh Laban. These passages speak to us of how to live under difficult circumstances with the Laban’s in our lives.

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