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Genesis 25-33: Abraham, Isaac, Jacob

Despite his advanced age, Abraham somehow manages to remarry after the death of Sarah, and fathers yet more children (as if the first two hadn’t resulted in enough troubles). Fortunately – since there’s quite enough internecine bloodshed in this book … Continue reading

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Genesis 32-4: The usual rape and pillage.

Chapter 32 Jacob wants to head home, but is worried Esau is still sore [Ed: you’ve used this one before] Jacob reminds God of His promises of safety, sends a big fat bribe   Verse 24-5 “Two hundred she goats, … Continue reading

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Genesis 27- 29: The Soap Opera continues.

Genesis 27 Isaac is counting the days, wants some venison, which is quite dear. [What do you call Bambi with his eyes poked out? No idea. What do you call Bambi with his eyes poked out and his legs chopped … Continue reading

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Genesis 25 and 26- Abraham dies, famines, water sports, in-law trouble

Apologies for getting the chapters muddled. Must Be More Careful… Chapter 25 Abraham takes another wife, and shagged some concubines. Isaac stays his favourite- Verse 6 “Unto the sons of the concubines which Abraham had, Abraham gave gifts, and sent … Continue reading

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