Who Was Jacob In The Bible? - Paulita Calizo - Bøger - Independently Published - 9798533999359 - July 8, 2021

Who Was Jacob In The Bible?

Paulita Calizo

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Who Was Jacob In The Bible?

Jacob, later given the name Israel, is regarded as a patriarch of the Israelites and is an important figure in Abrahamic religions, such as Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Jacob first appears in the Book of Genesis, where he is described as the son of Isaac and Rebecca, and the grandson of Abraham, Sarah, and Bethuel. According to the biblical account, he was the second-born of Isaac's children, the elder being Jacob's fraternal twin brother, Esau.

Jacob is not the biblical "hero" that we talk about. There are no children's songs about Jacob. No one sings "Dare to Be a Jacob." His story is more embarrassing than impressive. Yet God ties His name for all eternity to Jacob. Why? Because all of us are like Jacob in some regard. We are all "heel catches," struggling to make life work, wrestling with God, fighting to figure out who we are. Jacob's story is our own.

Media Books     Paperback Book   (Book with soft cover and glued back)
Released July 8, 2021
ISBN13 9798533999359
Publishers Independently Published
Pages 154
Dimensions 152 × 229 × 9 mm   ·   235 g
Language English