In these chapters we meet Abaham, Sarah, Lot, Isaac, Ishmael, Rebekah, Jacob, Rachel, and Esau, and the 12 sons of Jacob, who will become the 12 tribes of Israel.
As you study your way through Genesis Part 2, I think you’ll be struck, as I was, at what a total mess this chosen family was. And perhaps you’ll come to the same conclusion I have: all families are dysfunctional in more ways than we know!
Genesis Part 2 is full of hope and a little humor for all of us dysfunctionals!
This very big, very human family had to learn, just like we do, that the LORD is to be trusted above all others, and especially above themselves.