Many of the favorite stories of the Bible are in Genesis including:

2.God loves people
3.Sin Kills
4.Rescue Announced
6.Abraham & Sarah
7.Isaac & Rebekah
8.Jacob's big family

Jacob's Family





Jacob had 12 sons:


1. Reuben

2. Simeon

3. Levi

4. Judah

5. Dan

6. Naphtali

7. Gad

8. Aher

9. Issachar





And I say to you that many will come from east and west, and sit down with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob in the kingdom of heaven.

—Matthew 8:11 NKJV


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Genesis part 8

Jacob's Big Family

Isaac and Rebekah had twin boys—Jacob and Esau. When they

God's Family

Finally God had a family on the earth. Abraham, the Father of Faith, believed God and Isaac, his son of promise, was born.


who had 12 sons. The children of Abraham became known as God's chosen people, the Hebrews (also called Jews or Israelites).



Jacob's ladder

12 sons

Abraham's family grew and grew.

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