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Deadly Deceit – Genesis 37-38

    Wednesday 08/23/17  Message – Deadly Deceit Series: Thru the Bible – Genesis 37-38 [powerpress] ***Video is HERE***   Deadly Deceit Chapter 37 Joseph at 17 tended sheep with his brothers. Favoritism continues in this bloodline There’s something more to it than Joseph being the son of his old age because that was also true of Benjamin. Benjamin was a constant reminder of his loss of Rachel. I think he saw something in Joseph… his free spirit, his love, his dreaming that created or evoked a deeper connection with God. Joseph may have had a connection with his little brother […]

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Counsel

Counsel of my Sons – Genesis 34-35

    Wednesday 08/09/17  Message – Counsel of my Sons Series: Thru the Bible – Genesis 30-31 [powerpress] ***Video is HERE***   Counsel of my Sons   Genesis 34 Dinah was probably between 13 and 15 at the time, and had attained perfect maturity; for this is often the case in the East at the age of 12, and sometimes earlier. This means she was young and impressionable. She went alone which was foolish… Of her if without permission, counsel and supervision Of her parents if they knowingly allowed it. She went out of curiosity. Shechem, the prince of the country, […]

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Wrestling

Wrestling with God – Genesis 32-33

    Wednesday 08/02/17  Message – Wrestling with God Series: Thru the Bible – Genesis 30-31 [powerpress] ***No Video this week only Audio***   Wrestling with God Chapter 32 These two chapters are filled with wrestling. Jacob found… Wrestling with his fear Wrestling with his memories Wrestling with his loyalties Wrestling with his priorities Wrestling with his conscience Wrestling with his future Wrestling with God V2 – Mahanaim = “Two Camps”   V3 – Messengers (Angels?) to Edom which had been established since Jacob left 20 years prior.   V4-5 – Jacob thought to ease Esau’s potential anger which might still […]

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Sons

All my Sons- Genesis 30-31

  Wednesday 07/26/17  Message – All my sons Series: Thru the Bible – Genesis 30-31 [powerpress] ***No Video this week only Audio***   All my Sons Holy Cat fights Rachel blames Jacob for never getting pregnant – in particular no sons. Jacob says it is God’s judgment. Common practice of surrogate-mothering. Bilhah is given to Jacob Bilhah means “troubled” Bilhah conceives 1st child is Dan=a judge  – “God has judged my case; and He has also heard my voice and given me a son.” Bilhah conceives a second time and gives birth to Naphtali. Then Rachel said, “With great wrestlings I […]

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Laban

Laban, Leah & Rachel – Genesis 28-29

    Wednesday 07/19/17  Message – Laban, Leah & Rachel Series: Thru the Bible – Genesis 27b-29 [powerpress] ***No Video this week only Audio***   Laban, Leah & Rachel Isaac’s anger is NOT long lived… Gen 28:1-5,   “(1) Then Isaac called Jacob and blessed him and directed him, “You must not take a wife from the Canaanite women.  (2)  Arise, go to Paddan-aram to the house of Bethuel your mother’s father, and take as your wife from there one of the daughters of Laban your mother’s brother.  (3)  God Almighty bless you and make you fruitful and multiply you, that […]

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