From Pastor Perry

01/29/2017 Gen. 32:1-5

Genesis 32:1–5 (ESV)

Jacob Fears Esau

32 Jacob went on his way, and the angels of God met him. And when Jacob saw them he said, “This is God’s camp!” So he called the name of that place Mahanaim.

And Jacob sent messengers before him to Esau his brother in the land of Seir, the country of Edom, instructing them, “Thus you shall say to my lord Esau: Thus says your servant Jacob, ‘I have sojourned with Laban and stayed until now. I have oxen, donkeys, flocks, male servants, and female servants. I have sent to tell my lord, in order that I may find favor in your sight.’ ”



Jacob has parted paths with Laban.  Laban has returned home and Jacob is on his way home.  The path he is taking takes him near his brother Esau.  Their relationship has been strained from deception and now Jacob is in fear of crossing paths with Esau.  Jacob sends messengers to “butter up” his brother whom he fears will want to kill him.  What lies ahead?


I pray: O Lord, we see what happens when we do not treat others the way we want to be treated.  Now Jacob fears for his life.  Help us to love our neighbor and to pray for our enemies.  Amen.

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"Depart in Peace" What a blessing when the world is so chaotic! Followers of Christ can find their peace in Him.

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I really love v.13 in this passage. It is both encouraging and comforting.

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