Click here to download the PDF of the PPT. The chapter length’s that Zondervan’s “The Story” cover are pretty large and encompassing so instead of doing everything our Student Ministries are focusing in on key parts of the chapters, while our main Sunday morning services are doing the overview upper Story and lower Story connections.

The Jacob narratives in Genesis are filled with mysteries, commentaries weren’t terribly helpful as I studied his life. One of the books I did find helpful (perhaps because the conclusions the author drew weren’t definitive) was James Kugel’s book, “The Bible as it Was.” If you’ve researched the Jacob narratives I’d love to hear what you found helpful…