Patriarchs and Prophets -- Study Guide


Chapter 17: Jacob’s Flight and Exile

1. How was the dream of a ladder extending from heaven to earth a comfort to Jacob? How was Jacob’s ladder a type of Christ? PP-SG 19.1

2. Read Genesis 27 and 29. Think of the trials that Jacob endured after deceiving his father. Compare Jacob’s stealing of the blessing with Laban’s deceit of giving Leah rather than Rachel to Jacob. What trials might one face as a result of practicing deceit? PP-SG 19.2

3. Why was it important for God to renew His covenant with Abraham, with Isaac and Jacob? PP-SG 19.3

4. Jesus is like a shepherd in His care and providence for us. How is He a shepherd to you? PP-SG 19.4