Jacob Goes to Egypt
Putting Trust In
Bible Study Lesson from
Jacob moves to Egypt along
with his family - all on faith in the promise of
God. The nation
of Israel is about to
Read the passage
by Bob Pardue
Jacob (Israel) Moves His Family
The Frightful Move to Goshen
Picking up everything you own
and traveling to another country would be scary.
Yet, when God asked Jacob to go - he
Faith of Jacob
Jacob trusted God when He
promised protection. Do we have that faith in God
when He asks us to go places or to do tasks for
Well, in reality it's easy to
do the "little" things but what do we do about the
great opportunities when they arise?
Travel to Egypt
Moving to Egypt was no easy
effort. You can see by the numbers of family
members listed above this was the
exodus of a whole tribe
- a people who were very comfortable right where
I'm sure such a move for an
old man caused fear and uncertainty. But, the trust
Jacob had in God helped him to overcome that
anxiety and allowed him to fulfill his destiny to
creating the nation of Israel.
Fear is a natural part of the
human experience so all of us feel it at one time
or another. It is a normal behavior and can be a
defense mechanism when we are in danger.
But, the gripping type of
fear - the kind that leaves us unable to move shows
that we might question what God has planned and His
ability to protect and take care of us.
Doing the Big
We can accomplish the "big"
projects for God if we can only develop that
"mustard seed" portion of faith that He can do
Love in Christ
If you have never made the
decision to receive the love and life-changing
experience of Jesus Christ, please read
the verse John 3:16
to learn more.
Genesis - Other Lessons for
Study and Application
of Joseph and His Brothers
Our Prayers Answered?
as Judah Has a Change of Heart
Verses for Bible study of Jacob, a.k.a.
Israel are from New American Standard Bible
& New King James Version - Lessons from
Life Application Study Bible: NIV