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Isaac's Life of Contrast - Article
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Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - ... he did eat of his venison: but Rebekah loved Jacob.” (Genesis 25:27-28) Isaac’s early life became the biblical picture of Christ (Genesis 22:7-9). Not only did Isaac lay down his life voluntarily, but he continued to show great...
Jacob's Plain Life - Article
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Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - ... was a plain man, dwelling in tents.” (Genesis 25:27) Jacob has often been given a bad reputation for his deception of Isaac. He is branded a liar and worse, while the Scriptures describe him very differently. To begin with,...
The Chief Fathers - Article
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Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - ... “father of many nations,” was given a covenant (Genesis 12:1-3) that applies to all who are saved by faith in the work of God accomplished through Jesus Christ on the cross, who rose from the grave and is now sitting at the right hand...
The Perfect Man - Article
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Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... field; and Jacob was a plain man, dwelling in tents” (Genesis 25:27). Seldom have Bible translators done such an injustice to a godly man as the King James translators did to Jacob (the man whom God used to father His chosen nation...
The Unfailing Presence - Article
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Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - until I have done that which I have spoken to thee of” (Genesis 28:15). This is the first of many promises of God’s unfailing presence with those who trust Him. The words of our text were spoken to Jacob on his flight from the...
Will We Have Any Work to Do in Heaven? - Article
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John D. Morris, Ph.D. - ... the fruit of his labors blossom in caring for the Garden (Genesis 2:15). It was a responsible job, for God had made him the steward of His creation. We aren't told what would have resulted had Adam been obedient, but he was the steward of...
Genesis 25:28: Isaac loved Esau - Study Note
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... Isaac loved Esau. In spite of God’s commandment (Genesis 25:23) and Jacob’s merits (Genesis 25:27), Isaac showed strong partiality to Esau, and for the most carnal of reasons. He loved the venison Esau would bring home from his...
Genesis 27:29: curseth thee - Study Note
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... before they were born that Jacob should have this position (Genesis...
Genesis 25:23
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... the LORD said unto her, Two nations are in thy womb, and two manner of people shall be separated from thy bowels; and the one people shall be stronger than the other people; and the elder shall serve the...
Genesis 25:23: serve the younger - Study Note
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... serve the younger. This pre-natal revelation to Rebekah clearly instructed her that, contrary to custom, the youngest of her twin sons was to be spiritual leader of the family. His task was to transmit the divine promises to future...
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