Narrative 045: Jacob’s Dozen

This week we studied the blessings in Genesis 49 over the twelve tribes of Israel. Each blessing is prophetic in nature, describing future events in […]

Narrative 045: Jacob's Dozen

This week we studied the blessings in Genesis 49 over the twelve tribes of Israel. Each blessing is prophetic in nature, describing future events in […]

Narrative 044: The Adoption of Ephraim and Manasseh

This hour focuses on Genesis 48, and the adoption of Joseph’s two sons by Jacob. The lesson ends with a short overview of the concept […]

When Everything Goes Wrong

And Jacob their father said to them, “You have bereaved me of my children: Joseph is no more, and Simeon is no more, and now […]

Narrative 038: Joseph Sold (2)

In this hour, we discuss two hard problems in the Joseph story. The first is, “why did Jacob send Joseph out to check on his […]

Evil in Our Midst

Now Dinah the daughter of Leah, whom she had borne to Jacob, went out to see the women of the land. And when Shechem the […]

Narrative 035: Jacob Wrestles

This material focuses on Genesis 32, and the strange incident at Peniel. Why is God wrestling with Jacob? How does a man prevail over […]

Living in the Past

A specter is haunting the prospective Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations—the specter of the Nakba. The literal meaning of the Arabic word is “disaster”; but in its […]

Jacob Wrestles

And Jacob was left alone. And a man wrestled with him until the breaking of the day. When the man saw that he did not […]

Narrative 034: Jacob Flees

For those following along in our narrative study of the Scriptures, the slides for the

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