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Exodus 4:5

February 23, 2010

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"This," said the LORD, "is so that they may believe that the LORD, the God of their fathers—the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac and the God of Jacob—has appeared to you." Exodus 4:5   Exodus 4:5 – if this passage of Scripture was a “Friends” TV show episode, I think it would be […]

Genesis 50

January 26, 2010

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Genesis 50 So Joseph died at the age of a hundred and ten. And after they embalmed him, he was placed in a coffin in Egypt. Well this took longer than I thought…I stared reading reading through the Bible, to get a little context on th e whole thing on August 25,2009. And now five […]

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 46:10

January 18, 2010

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Genesis 46:10 The sons of Simeon: Jemuel, Jamin, Ohad, Jakin, Zohar and Shaul the son of a Canaanite woman. These were the sons Leah bore to Jacob in Paddan Aram, [a] besides his daughter Dinah. These sons and daughters of his were thirty-three in all. In my big black leatehr Bible (NIV Study Bible by […]

Genesis 42:1

January 12, 2010

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Genesis 42:1 When Jacob learned that there was grain in Egypt, he said to his sons, "Why do you just keep looking at each other?"  I may have just found my favorite passage in the Bible. Or at lest my favorite passage in the first 42 chapters and 1 verse of the Bible. To reset […]

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 […]