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Genesis 42: Joseph in Egypt. First visit of Joseph's brothers during the Famine

The story shifts back to Canaan, where Jacob (who is supposed to be called Israel but the writer continues with Jacob) tells his sons to stop looking at each other and head down to Egypt because he heard there are food stores there and to buy food so they do not starve. 713 more words

Jacob

God Gets a Makeover -- a short story

I was a stranger and you did not invite me in . . . — Matthew 25:43

“Have you met Jesus?”

“Beg pardon?”

“Have you accepted Jesus as your Lord and Savior?” 984 more words

Libertarian

Genesis 16 - The Birth of Ishmael, Genesis 17 - The painful Covenant for Isaac

In Genesis 16 we read the story of Sarai and Hagar. Sarai says that Jehovah has made her barren (if so, why?), so she tells Abram to impregnate her Egyptian servant Hagar (can we go ahead and say slave here?) so that Abram can bare a seed. 724 more words

Old Testament

Genesis 4 - Cain/Abel, Curse of Cain, Cain's wife?

Genesis 4:1 “…I have gotten a man with the help of Jehovah.” Ok, is she referring to getting a man (Adam)? Or is she referring to a “man” being born to her who was named Cain? 559 more words

Interpretation

Eckankar Fields Forever

IF what I saw last month was an example of something very old, what I saw today was an example of something very new…and I almost feel like it loses something in the translation of religion. 4,368 more words

Religion

Prelude

I’ve been speed reading and am absolutely enthralled with my bible reading so far. I am at Leviticus 11 and will be turning around back to Genesis 1:1. 135 more words

Interpretation