Story of rachel in the bible

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Rachel & Leah - Bible Study Book: What Two Sisters Teach Us about Combating Comparison by Nicki Koziarz

Why her?

How many times have you asked yourself that question? How many times have you felt like you couldnt measure up no matter how hard you tried?

Weve all been there.

Over 6 sessions, uncover truths you need to arm yourself with when combatting comparison by studying the biblical account of Rachel & Leah. Learn to be content without becoming complacent, and discover godly wisdom to quiet the incessant Why Her? question in your head. Develop greater awareness of your insecurities, and learn to stop the lies in their tracks. Because the truth will set you free, and free women dont have to measure up to anyone. Not even her.

Leader helps to guide questions and discussions within small groups
Personal study segments with homework to complete between 6 weeks of group sessions
A weekly Bible verse to help combat comparison
Optional six interactive teaching videos, approximately 5-10 minutes per session, available for purchase or rent

Discover what the Bible says about God, Rachel, Leah, and Jacob, and how He used flawed people for His kingdom.
Learn to define success through a biblical perspective.
Remember that someone elses gain is not your loss.
Evaluate the impact of comparison in your life.
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Published 13.08.2019

Sons of Promise #7: For the Love of Rachel

Rachel's father was Laban.
Nicki Koziarz

Jacob and Rachel: A Bible Love Story

Every afternoon when the heat of the day had passed, she watered her flock of sheep at a well near Haran, an outpost of the ancient city of Ur see Map 1, Bible Maps. One afternoon a young traveler called Jacob was there. He chatted with the shepherds, telling them who he was and asking about other members of his family they had originally come from this area, and he was looking for the m. When Jacob saw Rachel at close quarters he was instantly smitten. He did. Her father Laban ran out to meet Jacob, welcoming him warmly. But Jacob was empty-handed, and could not produce the normal bride-price for Rachel.

All rights reserved. After stealing his older brother's inheritance, Jacob feared his brother's wrath and fled to Harran. One night, he dreamed of a ladder going up into heaven. The annual wage for a shepherd in the Bronze Age was about 10 shekels; hence, seven years of labor was a stiff demand. But Jacob, a fugitive from Esau, was in no position to bargain.

Rachel , in Genesis , the first book of the Hebrew Bible , one of the two wives of the partriarch Jacob. He was then allowed to marry Rachel as well, in return for seven more years of labour. At first childless, Rachel eventually gave birth to Joseph and died giving birth to Benjamin. Info Print Cite. Submit Feedback.

Rachel was a Biblical figure, the favorite of Jacob's two wives, and the mother of Joseph and between exile and nationhood. This role is exemplified in the Biblical story of Joseph, who prepared the way in Egypt for his family's exile there .
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Jacob labored 14 years to win Rachel in marriage

T he greatest love letter ever written was the one from God to humans. It is called the Bible. Sadly, it is one of the greatest love letters that people do not read. The Bible contains some of the most wonderful love stories ever told. One that is an inspiring story of love between a husband and wife is that of Jacob and Rachel. In fact, it is one of the greatest love stories of all time. Jacob is the father of the twelve tribes of Israel and is a significant figure in biblical history.

The marriage of Rachel in the Bible was one of the most captivating episodes recorded in the book of Genesis , a story of love triumphing over lies. Isaac , the father of Jacob , wanted his son to marry from among their own people, so he sent Jacob to Paddan-aram, to find a wife among the daughters of Laban, Jacob's uncle. At the well at Haran, Jacob found Rachel, Laban's younger daughter, tending sheep. He kissed her and fell in love with her. Scripture says Rachel was beautiful.


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