- Six more years have passed (31; 41). To what extent is Jacob the deceiver now a changed man?
See 31:6, 38-42. Also, what evidence is there that he has come to a deeper knowledge of God? See 31:3-13, 42.
- What factors combined to make Jacob sure that God’s time for him to return to Canaan had come?
How was the inevitable opposition of Laban overcome?
What may I learn for my own encouragement from such a record?
Note. 31:42, 53. ‘The Fear of Isaac’: i.e., the God whom Isaac reverently worshipped.