Jacob & the Wrestling


Jacob Wrestling with God & Embracing God as his Own

Today’s Reading:

Questions:

  1. Why was Jacob afraid to meet Esau and what did he do to prepare for the meeting?
  2. With whom did Jacob wrestle? How did this wrestling match change his identity? What did Jacob have to admit first?
  3. Describe the meeting between Esau and Jacob? Is it what you thought would happen? Why or why not? How must God have been working in Esau’s heart over the several years that he was separated from Jacob?
  4. How is Genesis 33:20 a fulfillment of the promise Jacob made to God in chapter 28? How can we put into practice Hosea 12:6?

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