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Series: Creation or Evolution?
Dr. Stan Coffey
August 23, 1987
INTRODUCTION: Jacob had been saved when he saw in the dream a ladder that reached to heaven. After his dream he was conscious of God's presence, protection, and God's plan for his life. However, it is one thing to be saved, quite another to be surrendered. For the next 20 years of Jacob's life, God had to use a series of events in his life to bring him to the point of total surrender.
I. JACOB'S ARRIVAL AT PADAN ARAM (29:1-2)
A. Coming to the well (29:1-3)
B. Confidence at the well (29:4-8)
C. Conquests by the well (29:9-12)
II. JACOB'S ARRANGEMENTS AT PADAN ARAM (29:13-30:43)
A. The matter of his wives (29:13-30:24)
1. Jacob's fervent love (29:13-20)
2. Jacob's first lesson (29:21-31)
a. The demand (29:21-22)
b. The discovery (29:23-29)
c. The difficulty (29: ...
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