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When Jacob tricked his dad into speaking a blessing, those words were so important that he couldn’t take them back.

This is Q2L7 in our Explorers curriculum. Download the family guide here: Download Family Guide (pdf)

Key Points:

  • Isaac was old and wanted to bless his sons. Genesis 27:1-4
  • Rebekah and Jacob made a place to bless Esau’s blessing.
  • Jacob tricked his dad and got the blessing of the firstborn. Genesis 27:27-29
  • Our words have power so we need to be careful what we say. Proverbs 18:21

Memory Verse:

Proverbs 18:21 The tongue can bring death or life.

See Also: Kindness, Poisonous Words

Talk About It
  1. What’s your favorite part of the video? What’s one thing you learned from it?
  2. What’s the nicest thing someone has said about you? What are some mean things kids say to each other?
  3. Who did Jacob and his mom trick?
  4. What did Jacob steal and why?
  5. Read Ephesians 4:29. What are some examples of words we shouldn’t speak to others? What are some examples of kind words we should speak?
  6. How will you apply this lesson to your life this week?

This is part of the Bible Storyline series.

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