February 2012 archive

Jacob’s Sorrow

Jacob, the son of Isaac, the son of Abraham, had twelve sons. Joseph and Benjamin were among them. Jacob favored them even above the others, because they were the sons of Rachel, who was the love of Jacob’s life. This sibling rivalry ended up with Joseph being sold to the Egyptians. In the meantime, Joseph’s brothers made …

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Sheol

The first time Sheol is mentioned in the Bible is in Genesis 37:35. There we read, “For I will go down into the grave unto my son mourning” These words came from the mouth of Jacob, who was lamenting the (he thought) death of his son, Joseph. In this context, the word “grave” is actually …

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Jesus Vs. Satan

Jesus, the Son of God, defeated Satan, the deceiver, at the cross. The devil was not expecting Jesus to be alive again. He did not know what Christ came to accomplished, until he saw the glorious Christ rising   alive out of Hades. Christ died on the cross and his body was put in a tomb. …

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