Jacob was the Grandson of Abraham who had received a promise from God to make a nation of his decedents. Jacob had wrestled with God a lived. So God changed his name and passed on the same promise to him. His decedents would inherit the land promised by God Almighty. God gave Jacob a new name, Israel. This is the story of the start of the son’s of Israel and the start of the nations of Israel or the people of God.
The series story is crafted from the book of Genesis with selected stories from the later part of Jacob’s life.
Series September 6-10