Jacob’s Crisis

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Jacob
I. His Character
A. With men. Genesis Non-confrontational; manipulative
1. Esau Genesis 25:24-34
2. Rebekah Genesis 27:6-14
3. Laban Genesis 29:16-28
4. Esau Genesis 32:1-8; 33:8-17 (Insinuated he would follow Esau, then turned West)
B. With God.
1. The Covenant. Genesis 28:11-22
2. The intervention.
a. For the wives. Genesis 29:31; 30:6,17,22
b. For Jacob Genesis 30:27-30
3. The Call. Genesis 31:3
4. The Comparison. Note that Abraham’s servant was dealing with the same man, Laban.
Genesis 24:12-14; 24-27; 34, 35, 40, 42, 44, 48, 50-52, 56.
Jacob received the blessings of God but we do not read of him acknowledging God in his day tod ay life. This is the manner of many believers.
II. His Crisis
A. The defilement of his daughter. Genesis 34:1,2
B. The disgraceful action of his sons. Genesis 34:13-18
C. The destruction of Shechem Genesis 34:25-31
What caused this crisis? –
III. His…

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About sjbjburke

I am an evangelist that enjoys Bible study and I look forward to posting outlines and receiving helpful comments. My wife and I celebrated our 40th wedding anniversary in 2010 and we enjoy serving the Lord together.
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