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Jacob mourning Joseph

Joseph’s story is famous. I won’t recount it. But the other night I was profoundly affected by a couple sentences in the story of Joseph that I had never really thought about before. “Then the brothers killed a young goat and dipped Joseph’s robe in it’s blood. They sent the beautiful robe to their father […]

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Leah and Rachel

So Jacob slept with Rachel too and he loved her much more than Leah. He then stayed and worked for Laban the additional seven years. When the Lord saw that Leah was unloved he enabled her to have children. But Rachel could not conceive. -Genesis 29: 30-31 This story in the Bible trips me up big time. I […]

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