Category Archives: Epiphanies of Patriarchs

CH 10 A MISUNDERSTANDING

In A Misunderstanding God renews Jacob’s mind  at the altar Abraham built.  Jacob learns that his mother misunderstood the things God told her before he was born and accepts the bitter reality that he was never the younger that his elders … Continue reading

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CH 9 ABOUT FATHER

About Father explores religious arrogance that alienates us from people who need us. Arrogance is traced in Jacob, Jobs and the author’s life.  A comparison of Jacob and Job’s life reveal people who live different lifestyles share a common sin – … Continue reading

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CH 8 SWINE

Swine explains why Jacob suffered great pain after he found the perfect will of God for his life. The arrogance lurking in his heart is exposed and a loving heavenly father disciplines his son. God separates Joseph, smothered by his father’s unhealthy … Continue reading

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CH 7 THAT MAN

That Man discusses the dual nature of humanity and how duplicity produces prayers that create obstacles in our relationship with God. Jacob’s desperate prayer and famous wrestling match, commonly attributed to an angel or theophany, was a struggle with . … Continue reading

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CH 06 NO LOVE FOR FATHER

No Love For Father examines key elements to living a victorious Christian life. What it means to love the world by  studying the life of Isaac and Jacob. How walking in lust corrupted their lives and thwarted their love for God.    So Jacob … Continue reading

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CH 5 A SIMPLE YES

A Simple Yes explains how the corruption in Isaac’s faith robbed Jacob of the knowledge of God and distorted his concept of love. Lacking a true knowledge of God, Jacob spoke hastily after God appeared to him at Bethel and … Continue reading

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CH 4 A JOURNEY ENDS

In A Journey Ends, Isaac’s long journey to develop a personal relationship with God is examined. The reasons Isaac could not find satisfaction in his relationship with God are traced to a lack of submission, and perception of rejection that … Continue reading

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