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Trinity 6: Wheat and Weeds

Jacob’s dream of angels ascending and descending from heaven has inspired architecture and art, exercise machines and farming equipment, literature, film, music – classical and pop, and even the naming of tourist attractions; but for Jacob, the original ladder opened up … Continue reading

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Trinity 5: Beloved birth-right?

Jacob and Esau are twins, but there is nothing identical about them. Esau is the rugged outdoors type and earns the approval of his father who admires his hunting prowess and the game he brings home. Perhaps the failing Abraham … Continue reading

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God’s Mighty Women: Rachel – mother of a nation.

The next women we come across is Rachel. The prophecy that Rachel will weep for her children is fulfilled as Herod has all boys under the age of 2 slaughtered, in his murderous aims to rid himself of the new … Continue reading

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