Podcast: Praying a vow (Jacob's Vow, Gen 28.22-24)
In modern world (at least in the Western world) we do not offer many prayer vows. Many may not even know what a “prayer-vow” sounds like. Yet, there are many prayer vows in the Bible—two in Genesis. Dr. McDowell examines the practice of prayer-vows—both proper ones and improper ones—through a brief study of Jacob’s vow to God.
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Homer, Iliad 6.86–101, 305–10; 10.284–94.
Nazarite Vows: Numbers 6; Acts 21.23-26.
Hannah and Jephtah’s vows: 1 Sam 1 .11–13, 15, 17; Judges 11.30-31
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