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Can God Use A Sinner Like You (or like me)? Genesis 49:8-12

From the archives: Read Genesis 49:1-28 The scepter will not depart from Judah, nor the ruler’s staff from between his feet, until he to whom it belongs shall come, and the obedience of the nations shall be his. Genesis… Read More

Help, I’m Married to a Stranger: Genesis 49:29-31

“Bury me with… Leah.” -Jacob, Genesis 49:29-31 “The primary problem is… learning how to love and care for the stranger to whom you find yourself married.” -Stanley Hauerwas, Professor of Ethics, Duke University Married to a Stranger It’s… Read More

The Consequences of Calling Your Own Shots–Genesis 49:29

Jacob said: “I am about to be gathered to my people.” -Genesis 49:29 Jacob was about to die. He found himself in the same position every single one of us will find ourselves. Jacob was about to be gathered… Read More

Joseph, Jesus, and the Key to Your Choices: Genesis 49:22-26

To see the previous post from Genesis, go to Can God Use a Sinner Like You, or Like Me? Joseph is a fruitful vine, a fruitful vine near a spring, whose branches climb over a wall. With bitterness… Read More

Can God Use a Sinner Like You, or Like Me? Genesis 49:8-12

Read Genesis 49:1-28 The scepter will not depart from Judah, nor the ruler’s staff from between his feet, until he to whom it belongs shall come, and the obedience of the nations shall be his. -Genesis 49:10 A Sinner… Read More

Steve Jobs, Jesus, and Anger: Genesis 49:5-7

Read Genesis 49:1-28 “Simeon and Levi are brothers— their swords are weapons of violence. Let me not enter their council, let me not join their assembly, for they have killed men in their anger and hamstrung oxen as they pleased. Cursed be their… Read More

Sex and Your Future–Trading Forty Five Minutes for 1,000 Years: Genesis 49:1-28

Read Genesis 49:1-28 Jacob called for his sons and said: “Gather around so I can tell you what will happen to you in days to come.” Genesis 49:1 Living Life Like James Bond I have a friend, Kent, whose… Read More

Genesis 4:9-15 — “Where is your brother Abel?” “I don’t know,” he replied. “Am I my brother’s keeper?”

Then the LORD said to Cain, “Where is your brother Abel?” “I don’t know,” he replied. “Am I my brother’s keeper?” Genesis 4:9 Am I my brother’s keeper?” (v. 9) Cain’s insolent answer to God’s question reminds us… Read More

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