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  Isaac and Rebekah, Jacob and Esau  

Review Isaac's life and consider the lessons to be learned from his spiritual traits as well as from Rebekah's example as a strong Matriarchal presence. The story of Jacob and Esau also has much to teach us.


Adult and Teen Informative Articles

Bible Overview
  Bible Characters - Rebekah (Isaac's Wife)
  Bible Characters - Leah, Rachel, and Jacob
  A Question About the Descendents of Jacob
Living with the Bible
  Two Brothers Reunited - The Story Of Jacob and Esau
  Rob Miller Shares How the Jacob and Esau Story Reveals the Power of Forgiveness
  Siblings – Friends, Not Rivals by Marjorie Foerster Eddington with Caroline Korthals and Brian Ritter
  “Do-Over!” by Marjorie Foerster Eddington
Teen Time - Questions and Answers
  For Teens - Why doesn't Isaac just take back the blessing once he realizes that he's blessed the wrong son – that is, Jacob rather than Esau?
  What does the Bible say about forgiveness? Is it important to forgive?
  For Teens - Why was it such a big deal for Jacob to take the blessing? Hadn't Esau already sold his birthright?
  Why should I follow God when He doesn’t give me enough of an explanation?
  What was so special about camels that Abraham's servant prayed that the girl who Isaac should marry would water his camels?
Teen Time - Make a Difference
  Like Isaac and Rebekah,you can strengthen all relationships
  Like Jacob, you can forgive and ask forgiveness
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