Jacob Starts a Family

Scripture: Genesis 29-30

Learning Objectives:

  • Students will learn we can trust in Gods’ promises to us in the Bible
  • Students will learn God’s plans and timing are perfect
  • Students will learn God expects us to obey Him, follow His plans and wait for His timing
  • Students will learn God’s plans will ultimately succeed even if someone tries to ruin them.

Interesting Facts:

  • Although God never sanctioned polygamy, it was common during the time of the patriarchs.
  • Men often married women related to them to help ensure their wives had similar beliefs and morals.
  • It was not considered wrong in this era of polygamy for a man to have children by multiple wives and concubines.
  • Concubines were more like a secondary wife than a mistress.

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