Angels: Friends of the faithful

Jacob wasn't hanging around long. After scheming his brother out of the family blessing, he had to get some distance from his vengeful sibling. His mother arranged a pretext for his departure, and Jacob lit out. The roads were rough, and after several hours the weary traveler arrived at a place called Luz just as the sun dipped beneath the horizon. Jacob's mind must have been churning over the recent events. He had deceived his dad and arguably defrauded his brother, who now wanted to kill … [Read more...]