Patriarchs in Genesis

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It is interesting to observe the occurrence of the number FOUR (4) in Genesis, the book of the beginnings. Three (Trinity) + One = Four which signifies creation, something universal as denotes by the expression "four corners of the earth".

Four Main Patriarchs - Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Joseph

Four Altars of Abraham - Spiritual Worship
* Gen 12:7 - Place of Pardon (Conversion)
* Gen 12:8 - Place of Prayer (Communion)
* Gen 13:18 - Place of Praise (Covenant)
* Gen 22:9 - Place of Provision (Consecration)

Four Wells of Isaac - Spiritual Wellness
* Gen 26:20 (Esek) - Engagement of the Word, Acts 4:18,29, 5:18,42
* Gen 26:21 (Sitnah) - Enmity of the Word, Acts 6:10, 7:54,57
* Gen 26:22 (Rehoboth) - Enlargement of the Word, Acts 8:4, 12:24, 19:20
* Gen 26:33 (Shebah) - Establishment of the Word, Acts 20:32

Four Pillars of Jacob - Spiritual Watch
* Gen 28:18,22, 31:13 - Revelations of God
* Gen 31:45,51.52 - Responsibility to the brethren
* Gen 35:14 - Re-commitment to the Lord
* Gen 35:20 - Remembrance of Relationship

Four Garments of Joseph - Spiritual Walk
* Gen 37:3 - Relationship of the Son - pleasing
* Gen 39:12 - Refusal of the Servant - prosperous
* Gen 41:14 - Reproach of the Sufferer - patient
* Gen 41:42 - Rewards of the Sovereign - powerful

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