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Jacob stayed on the run from Esau for twenty years. But God made it apparent to him that he would have to stop taking flight and instead fight.
The Lord appeared to Jacob and wrestled with him throughout the night. It was a bout that would forever change his life.
Sometimes God is explicit about the course that he wants us to take. In Jacob’s case, he told him to go back to Bethel. Instead, Jacob landed in the shadow of Shechem. It would prove to be a costly wrong move—perhaps the costliest of his life.