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God Changed Jacob (Genesis 25-33)

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God Changed Jacob (Genesis 25-33)

God changed Jacob’s life and gave him a new name, Israel. By dying and rising from the dead, Jesus made the way for us to be adopted into God’s family. When we trust in Jesus, we get a new name, too—children of God.

Big Picture Question

Who is in control of everything? God is in control of everything in heaven and on earth. Nothing is outside of God’s good plan.

Key Passage

For I know that the Lord is great; our Lord is greater than all gods. The Lord does whatever he pleases in heaven and on earth, in the seas and all the depths.- Psalm 135:5-6

  • For I know (point to temple)
  • that the Lord is great; our Lord is greater than all gods. (make praise hands then 'raise the roof')
  • The Lord does whatever he pleases (swipe arm in painting motion across body from both directions)
  • In heaven (put hands palms up toward sky)
  • And on earth (put hands palms up toward ground)
  • In the seas and all the depths. (make waves motion with both hands)

Key Passage Song

Bible Story Video

Bible Story Summary

  • Isaac and his wife Rebekah had twin boys named Esau and Jacob.
  • Jacob tricked Isaac into blessing him instead of Esau.
  • God promised Jacob the same things He promised Abraham and Isaac.
  • A man appeared to Jacob and wrestled with him all night.
  • God changed Jacob’s name to Israel.
  • Jacob lived in the land God promised his family.

Coloring/Activity Page