Life of jacob

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Life of jacob

  1. 1. The Life of Jacob
  2. 2. Jacob and Esau● Twins● Rebekah & Isaac (parents)● Jacob and Isaac fought a lot● Isaac prayed that they would be born● Jacob was quiet and loved to stay in tents● Esau was hairy and a very good hunter● Genesis 25: 19 - Genesis 34
  3. 3. How Jacob got Esaus Blessing● Jacob betrayed Esau● Rebekahs idea● Jacob cooked food for Esau so he could trade it for Esaus blessing● Jacob wore Esaus clothes & put goat skin on his skin● Because Jacob got Esaus blessing, Esau had to serve Jacob● Jacob made food for Esau and told him to trade it for his birth right Genesis 27
  4. 4. Jacob Runs Away!!!● Esau was holding a grudge● He wants to kill Jacob● Rebekah told Jacob to flee● Esau found out Jacob left
  5. 5. Jacobs has a dream....● Jacob had a dream about angels going up a stairways● The lord blessed him and told him he would spread all over and his offspring blessed
  6. 6. Jacob Marries Leah and Rachel● Genesis 29: 14-30● Jacob loved Rachel and didnt love Leah● He had to work for seven years to marry Rachel● He was forced to marry Leah● Then he had to work seven more years to marry Rachel● Leah had seven children● Jacob had three wives● Rachel had one son named Joseph
  7. 7. Jacob Heads Home....● Jacob had a dream about God telling him to go back to his home town of his father● Jacob did not tell Laban he was leaving● Jacob run off secretly● Laban hunted him down
  8. 8. ● Jacob wrestled with a man he did not know● Jacob wouldnt stop wrestling with the man until the man blessed him● He struggled but over came
  9. 9. Jacob and Esau Meet● Jacob was very scared to see Esau again● Jacob and Esau hugged and cried when they met again● Jacob gave Esau a present● Jacob settled in Elohe Israel
  10. 10. Jacob: Man of God Who Made MistakesJacob made many mistakes but God still loved him very much.

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