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Embracing the Blessing.

I was in fourth grade when I first experienced the beauty of community. 879 more words

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Jacob & Esau: Two Roads | Genesis 35-36


God said to Jacob, “Arise, go up to Bethel and dwell there. Make an altar there to the God who appeared to you when you fled from your brother Esau.” (Genesis 35:1) 635 more words

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A Demon Turns into an Angel of Blessing

Wrestling matches with God can be part of a spiritual journey too.

The story of Jacob’s wrestling match at the river Jabbok (Genesis 32:22-32… 981 more words


Dinah & Shechem | Genesis 34

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Then Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, “You have brought trouble on me by making me stink to the inhabitants of the land, the Canaanites and the Perizzites. 709 more words

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Jacob & Esau Reunite | Genesis 33

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Please accept my blessing that is brought to you, because God has dealt graciously with me, and because I have enough. 743 more words

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Like Jacob

And Jacob said, “O God of my father Abraham and God of my father Isaac, O LORD who said to me, ‘Return to your country and to your kindred, that I may do you good,’ I am not worthy of the least of all the deeds of steadfast love and all the faithfulness that you have shown to your servant, for with only my staff I crossed this Jordan, and now I have become two camps. 1,345 more words


In the Shadow of the Cloud: Jacob

Here’s an excerpt from my latest post on the life of Jacob at the Gospel Life blog, where I am a regular contributor.

One of the most famous stories in the life of Jacob is the dream he has of angels ascending and descending a stairway or ladder between heaven and earth in Genesis 28.

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