Audio: Jacob’s Prayer Vow – good or bad? (Genesis 28.20-22) ‣ Praying Through the Bible

Mark McDowell

Silhouette of man sitting on rock during daytime

September 28, 2022September 28, 2022

Listen to this study of Jacob’s prayer — a special kind of prayer which vows to do something on God’s behalf. In the Bible, there are both good examples and bad examples of prayer vows. Which one is this?

Subjects covered:

– What is a prayer vow?

– How does Jacob’s prayer vow work?? Why did he offer it? What was God’s response?

– How can we use prayer vows in our own prayer practice?

Not a patron? Join for as little as $3 and receive access to all posts and audio.

Post navigation

Similar Posts

Attitude: Vows and Petitions (1 Sam 2.20)

ByKate Dubai
September 5, 2014August 16, 2021

“May the LORD repay you with children by this woman for the gift that she made to the LORD.”  This reference to prayer is part of the story about Samuel’s birth and dedication. When Samuel was old enough, his parents leave him at the temple to be raised by Samuel in the work of God….

Cover of praying through the bible vol 4 by mark mcdowell

Volume 4 of Praying through the Bible now available in paperback and eBook

There are hundreds of passages about prayer in the Bible: teachings about prayer, mentions of prayer, and, of course, actual prayers. These are excellent resources for learning about the types of prayers, styles, content, when and where, and so much more. This series, Praying Through the Bible, examines each instance of a prayer passage, looking…

Copyright Praying Through the Bible/Mark McDowell. Contact for more information.

Related Blogs