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Gen. 48-50 Promise Renewed-Protected

The Promise to Abraham and… The conclusion to the Genesis story brings together many strands. First and foremost is the reiteration and passing on the covenant promises to Abraham. In Gen. 12:1-3, 7 we find the fourfold promises to Abram/Abraham … Continue reading

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Gen. 29-31

Jacob leaves his family to find a wife from his mother’s family, Laban her brother. As he approaches Haran, Jacob meets Rachel at the watering hole. She takes him to her father. Jacob desires to take her as his wife. … Continue reading

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Genesis 25-28

A major theme in Genesis is God’s promise to Abraham (Gen. 12; 15; 17; 22). The promise was fourfold: I will make you a great nation, I will bless you to be a blessing I will make your name great; … Continue reading

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