Devotionals for All Ages

The Tenacious Faith of Israel’s Patriarchs Part II

Jacob’s heel grabbing in the womb was a foreshadowing of future events. First, he conned his brother Esau into selling his birthright for a bowl of stew (Gen 25:29-34). Then, when their father Isaac was old and blind, Jacob conspired with their mother Rebekah to trick Isaac into giving Jacob the blessing of the firstborn… Continue reading The Tenacious Faith of Israel’s Patriarchs Part II

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Leah’s Choice

Text: Genesis 29:16-35 She named him Judah, for she said, “Now I will praise the LORD!” And then she stopped having children (v 35). In the film, The Tiger’s Tail, the central character is stalked by a doppelganger who is revealed to be his twin brother that was given up for adoption. This twin feels… Continue reading Leah’s Choice