Today your burden will be rolled away




When Jacob stole his brothers blessing, Esau was angered to the point of wanting to kill him.

Rebekah, his mother advises him to escape to her brother Laban’s house where he could be safe.

Isaac, Jacob’s father also wants him to go to Laban’s house and also expresses a desire to see Jacob getting married to one of Laban’s daughters.

Early next morning, Jacob sets off for his uncle Laban’s house. After travelling the whole day, when it gets night, Jacob places a stone under his head as a pillow and goes to sleep.

That night, God appears in a dream and pronounces blessings over Jacob.

When Jacob wakes up he remembers the vivid dream. He believes that the presence of God is in the place where he rested. Right there Jacob makes a vow: “If God stands by me and protects me on this journey on which I am…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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