Genesis 33

March 6, 2017

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March 6, 2017: Genesis 33

Jacob finally confronts his brother Esau after twenty years. Surprisngly, Esau embraces Jacob and does not intend to kill him. After reluctantly accepting Jacob's gifts, Esau returns home, and Jacob settles in a different area.

Questions to consider:

* Do you think Esau was genuinely happy to see his brother? What do you think made Esau’s attitude change from twenty years ago?
* What do you make of Jacob’s response to Esau? Is Jacob being apprehensive, or is Jacob just trying to be kind?


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