JACOB – “ISRAEL”

GOD’S HAND in HISTORY

 

A “TYPE” and “TALE” of REDEMPTION

a “CHOSEN PEOPLE”, yet ALL of us (Gentiles)

“Jacob” – “heal catcher”

a self-serving, selfish, manipulative  “conniver” (conspirator)

symbolized ALL of US

God’s “intervention” – “broken” of His instinctual and spiritual nature

God’s LOVE, despite his flaws

re-named “ISRAEL” – “PRINCE with POWER (governed) GOD

DESPITE “SIN-fulness”, receiver of GOD’s BLESSINGS

GOD’s PRESENCE

A testimony and witness to GOD’s “HAND” in human history …