What Goes Around Comes Around

In His relentless mission to transform our characters, God uses people to discipline, shape and grow us. In part 13 of GENESIS: Beginnings, Pastor Dan Cox reads from Genesis 29 – 31.

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Study Notes

Some Context First…

Understanding the Text

  • Jacob falls in love with Rachel (29:1-20)
  • Laban tricks Jacob (29:21-30)
  • Competition for affection and children (29:31 – 30:24)
  • Wages for service (30:25-36)
  • God blesses Jacob (30:37-43)
  • Time to go (31:1-16)
  • Laban’s pursuit of Jacob (31:17-35)
  • Summary of service (31:36-42)
  • Witness and watchpost (31:43-55)


God’s Relentless Mission to Transform Our Characters

God’s Relentless Mission…

  • Spiritual disciplines
  • Circumstances
  • People

Applying the Text

  • How is God using the people in your life to make you more like Jesus?