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Signs of Maturity
April 3, 2022
Main Scripture Reference(s)
Genesis 30:25-31:55:

Signs of Maturity

April 3, 2022 / Genesis 30:25-31:55:

Jacob is about years old

Jacob has been working in Laban’s house for

It’s a Sign of Maturity:

When unbelievers recognize (v.27)

I have learned by divination that the LORD (YHWH) has blessed me because of you. – Genesis 30:27 (NIV)

When God gets for the Blessing (v.30)

The Lord has blessed you wherever I turned. – Gen 30:30 (NASU)


But that same day [Laban] removed the he-goats that were streaked and spotted and all the she-goats that were speckled and spotted, every one that had white on it, and every black lamb, and put them in charge of his sons.

– Genesis 30:35 (AMP)

When I trust not (vv.34-36)

What’s Going On? (vv.37-43)

…made white (Laban) stripes on them by peeling the bark and exposing the white (Laban) inner wood…

– Genesis 30:37 (NIV)

God is fulfilling in unusual ways

I will bless those who bless you, and whoever curses you I will curse; – Genesis 12:3 (NIV)

Jacob is following the

“In breeding season I once had a dream in which I looked up and saw that the male goats mating with the flock were streaked, speckled or spotted – Genesis 31:10-12 (NIV)

God is blessing

And the man increaseth very exceedingly (me’od me’od), – Genesis 30:43 (YLT)

When I realize that whatever comes my way is (vv.31:1-7)

…your father has cheated me and changed my wages ten times; however, God did not allow him to hurt me

– Genesis 31:7 (NASU)

When I know when to

How Do I Know When?

When I have a

Send me away, that I may go…to my own country. – Genesis 30:25 (NASU)

When the (v.2)

When I receive from (v.3)

Do not give what is holy to dogs, and do not throw your pearls before swine, or they will trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you to pieces. – Matthew 7:6 (NASU)

When I have from (v.16)

Where no counsel is, the people fall: but in the multitude of counsellors there is safety. – Proverbs 11:14


Forgive my not getting up, father, “Rachel explained, “but I’m having my monthly period.” So Laban didn’t find them.

– Genesis 31:35 (TLB)


“This is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says: ‘Long ago your forefathers, including Terah the father of Abraham and Nahor, lived beyond the River and worshiped other gods. – Joshua 24:2 (NIV)



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