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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 Patriarchs - Article
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Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... were the first fathers of the twelve tribes of Israel. The Genesis patriarchs are types of all fathers. Adam was the patriarch of the human family. Through his sin, death came into the world, and death was first mentioned when God warned Adam he...
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...
Transformed Lives
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... 6:3) and became the “father of many nations” (Genesis 17:5). Banished Jacob (Geneses 27:43) became a “prince” with the name Israel (Genesis 32:28). Joseph, despised and hated by his brothers, became the ruler...
Genesis 32:28
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... he said, Thy name shall be called no more Jacob, but Israel: for as a prince hast thou power with God and with men, and hast...
A New Name - Article
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Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... (meaning “Prevailing Prince with God”). See Genesis 17:5; 17:15; 32:28. Whatever each of our new names will turn out to be, our Savior will also know them, of course, and this will perhaps be how we will be addressed by Him from...
Hosea 12:4: prevailed - Study Note
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... with God and with men, and hast prevailed” (Genesis...
Genesis 32:28: Israel - Study Note
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... Israel. “Israel” can mean either “one who fights victoriously with God” or “a prevailing prince with God.” This constitutes God’s permanent testimony to Jacob’s character, an opinion quite...
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