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Genesis 48:14

January 25, 2010

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Genesis 48:14 But Israel reached out his right hand and put it on Ephraim's head, though he was the younger, and crossing his arms, he put his left hand on Manasseh's head, even though Manasseh was the firstborn.  God is God and I am not. I have trouble with that sometimes. Because I am so […]

Genesis 37:3

December 28, 2009

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Genesis 37:3 Now Israel loved Joseph more than any of his other sons, because he had been born to him in his old age; and he made a richly ornamented [a] robe for him.  It is amazing to me that Jacob/Israel was one of the Old Testament All-Stars. Don't mean to be sacrilegious, but it […]

Genesis 35:10

December 27, 2009

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Genesis 35:10 God said to him, "Your name is Jacob, [a] but you will no longer be called Jacob; your name will be Israel. [b] " So he named him Israel.  So Jacob becomes Israel. Jacob of all the lying to his dad and his brother and messing around and fathering kids with two sisters […]

Genesis 34

December 16, 2009

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Genesis 34 And now for something completely different… So to recap the last few chapters….     -    Jacob hosed his brother Esau.     -    Jacob hosed his brother Esau. (again)     -    Jacob runs away like a little school girl.     -    Jacob marries a woman.     -    Jacob then, seven years later, marries his […]