INVISIBLE INFLUENCES So Jacob arose and set his sons and his wives on camels. Laban had gone to shear his sheep, and Rachel stole her father’s household gods. Genesis 31:17,19          Jacob is about to leave for Canaan. Laban is out of the camp, away in distant fields with his sons. With no one watching, …

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2 Timothy 4: 16 – 17 “At my first defense no one stood with me, but all forsook me. May it not be charged against them. But the Lord stood with me and strengthened me, so that the message might be preached fully through me.” Strengthen – To cause another to be able. ************************ Jesus, …

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HOW DO I KNOW GOD’S WILL? All the wealth that God has taken away from our father belongs to us and to our children. Now then, whatever God has said to you, do.” Genesis 31:16          Should Jacob leave Laban’s household, take his two daughters (Jacob’s wives), and go back to his home country? A …

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WHEN PRETENSES ARE REVEALED Thus [Jacob] increased greatly and had large flocks, female servants and male servants, and camels and donkeys. Now Jacob heard that the sons of Laban were saying, “Jacob has taken all that was our father’s, and from what was our father’s he has gained all this wealth.” And Jacob saw that …

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