Category Archives: The Nations

June 23: Jacob’s Trouble – The Nations

The world of the prophets was limited to the people and nations surrounding and impacting Israel. Of course these ancient nations have today changed but God’s warnings still apply as well as to nations not mentioned.

June 19: Jacob’s Trouble – The Nations

God’s judgment on Edom reflects His punishment on any people or nation that treats Israel badly.

From their conception, the twin sons of Isaac struggled in the womb. The conflict erupted when Esau traded his inheritance for a bowl of soup. Of course rather than take responsibility for his actions Esau blamed Jacob.

June 18: Jacob’s Trouble – The Nations

God is patient and long suffering, enduring the rebellion of both Israel and the nations. But there comes a time when He will no longer be patient with mankind. In His holiness and justice, He must act. We must not be deceived or uncaring, but be aware of the coming judgment.