What prompted Jacob to wrestle with an angel?

By |2018-11-21T05:04:28-07:00November 21st, 2018|Thoughts|

  The extraordinary and astonishing episode of Jacob wrestling an angel at the Wadi Jabbok raises many questions and an assortment of conflicting answers.   The text The wrestling episode is related in Genesis 32:25–33. Jacob had reached the Wadi Jabbok on his return home after an absence from Canaan of some twenty years. He [...]