Jacob 7-11-10

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Jacob 7-11-10

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  2. 2. JACOB<br />X<br />X<br />X<br />X<br />X<br />X<br />ESAU<br />1<br />ISAAC<br />2<br />RACHEL<br />3<br />ISRAEL<br />4<br />12 SONS<br />5<br />WRESTLED WITH GOD<br />6<br />LEAH<br />7<br />DECEIVER<br />8<br />CREAM CRACKERS<br />9<br />OLD TESTAMENT<br />10<br />
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  4. 4. A MAN JUST LIKE US<br />jacob<br />
  5. 5. Genesis 3:15<br />And I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and hers; he will crush your head, and you will strike his heel.<br />Revelation 22:14-15<br />Blessed are those who wash their robes, that they may have the right to the tree of life and may go through the gates into the city. Outside are the dogs, those who practise magic arts, the sexually immoral, the murderers, the idolaters and everyone who loves and practises falsehood.<br />JACOB – A man like us<br />
  6. 6. Where does Jacob fit into the story?<br />He is a descendant of Abraham and therefore in the line of David to Jesus. Matthew 1. He is part of the fulfillment of God’s promise to Abraham. Genesis 15:5<br />He took him outside and said, Look up at the heavens and count the stars— if indeed you can count them. Then he said to him, So shall your offspring be.<br />Jacob – a man like us<br />
  7. 7. Where does Jacob fit into the story?<br />He is a descendant of Abraham and therefore in the line of David to Jesus. Matthew 1. He is part of the fulfillment of God’s promise to Abraham. Genesis 15:5<br />He is an example of a flawed individual. Genesis 25:24-26<br />When the time came for her to give birth, there were twin boys in her womb. The first to come out was red, and his whole body was like a hairy garment; so they named him Esau.After this, his brother came out, with his hand grasping Esau’s heel; so he was named Jacob<br />Jacob – a man like us<br />
  8. 8. Were does Jacob fit into the story?<br />He is a descendant of Abraham and therefore in the line of David to Jesus. Matthew 1. He is part of the fulfillment of God’s promise to Abraham. Genesis 15:5<br />He is an example of a flawed individual. Genesis 25:26 <br />A flawed individual who was chosen by God. Romans 9:10-13<br />Not only that, but Rebekah’s children were conceived at the same time by our father Isaac. Yet, before the twins were born or had done anything good or bad—in order that God’s purpose in election might stand: not by works but by him who calls—she was told, “The older will serve the younger.”Just as it is written: “Jacob I loved, but Esau I have rejected.”<br />Jacob – a man like us<br />
  9. 9. JACOB <br />Part of a bigger story<br />Flawed<br />Chosen by God<br />ME<br />Part of a bigger story<br />Flawed<br />Chosen by God<br />Jacob – a man like ME?<br />

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