Genesis 28 Devotional Commentary

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Genesis 28:15

What heartening encouragement is given to every child of God, as we are reminded so emphatically that the Lord of God cares for us and watches over us no matter where we go or what we do. What a great comfort it is to discover that He will be with us always and will certainly fulfil every promise and pledge that He has purposed towards us: "Behold, I am with you and will keep you wherever you go," is God's promise to His servant Jacob, "Behold, I read more...

Genesis 28:20

Jacob was chosen by the Lord to be one of the great patriarchs of Israel but throughout his life, God had to teach Jacob many lessons before he could be changed from being a carnal man into the spiritual 'prince with God' that he became. Jacob had to learn to trust God in every eventuality of life. He needed to believe that God was his Provider, and that He was well able to fulfil His Word.

From the beginning, Jacob proved