LEARNING FOCUS 3: The story of Jacob.
The third person mentioned in the family tree in Matthew’s gospel is Jacob the son of Isaac, who was the grandson of Abraham. Using the stories and illustrations in God’s Story 3 page 14, read about Isaac and Jacob, Genesis 25: 20-27 and the Children of Israel; Genesis 35: 9-15, 23-26. Talk about the life of the nomadic shepherd.
Listen to the song ‘Jacob And His Sons’ from Joseph and his Technicolour Dreamcoat.
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