“Listen to Daddy”
Genesis 28: 2: “Arise, go to Padan-aram, to the house of Bethuel your mother’s father, and from there take for yourself a wife from the daughters of Laban your mother’s brother.” Notice Isaac’s instructions to his son Jacob: “Take a wife.” Not two, not two wives and two concubines, but one wife. Rebekah alone had been good enough for Isaac. It’s speculation, but who knows how much fewer Jacob’s troubles would have been if he had followed Papa’s advice! PS: Important advice this St. Valentine’s Day!