Genesis 31:1 – 55
Genesis 31:1–2 (NKJV)
1 Now Jacob heard the words of Laban’s sons, saying, “Jacob has taken away all that was our father’s, and from what was our father’s he has acquired all this wealth.” 2 And Jacob saw the countenance of Laban, and indeed it was not favorable toward him as before.
I Going home
Genesis 28:15 (NKJV)
15 Behold, I am with you and will keep you wherever you go, and will bring you back to this land; for I will not leave you until I have done what I have spoken to you.”
Genesis 31:4–5 (NKJV)
4 So Jacob sent and called Rachel and Leah to the field, to his flock, 5 and said to them, “I see your father’s countenance, that it is not favorable toward me as before; but the God of my father has been with me.
Genesis 31:16–18 (NKJV)
16 For all these riches which God has taken from our father are really ours and our children’s; now then, whatever God has said to you, do it.”
17 Then Jacob rose and set his sons and his wives on camels. 18 And he carried away all his livestock and all his possessions which he had gained, his acquired livestock which he had gained in Padan Aram, to go to his father Isaac in the land of Canaan.
II Deadly danger
Genesis 31:53 (NKJV)
53 The God of Abraham, the God of Nahor, and the God of their father judge between us.” And Jacob swore by the Fear of his father Isaac.
III Covenant of separation
“I can say from experience that 95% of knowing the will of God consists in being prepared to do it before you know what it is.” — Donald Grey Barnhouse
“Christ leads me through no darker rooms than He went through before.” — Richard Baxter
“I dare not choose my lot;
I would not, if I might;
Choose thou for me, my God;
So shall I walk aright.” — Horatius Bonar
“The Lord does not shine upon us, except when we take His Word as our light.” — John Calvin