Tag Archives: Jacob

One of the Crowd

“You feed them,” said Jesus to his disciples. Right. Because that’s so easy. Crowds of tired, hungry people and no one packed much for the journey. The disciples heard their own stomachs rumbling. Feed them how? “Like this,” was Jesus’ … Continue reading

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Weak and/or Lovely

Holy One where we see weakness you often see loveliness In Jacob you saw a future unimagined as he lied and deceived ran and scrambled to eke out a living You gave him dreams and opened his heart to love … Continue reading

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Dreaming Desert Dreams

I’m sitting in my office just six miles from where Justine Damond was shot and killed by police late Saturday night. Turmoil’s slick fingers have grabbed hold of the city. Some see clearly the issues of fear-based policing and inadequate … Continue reading

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Worth More than Bread and Stew

Jacob’s a jerk, Esau’s an idiot, and God is brilliant. If it were up to me, neither of these brothers would receive any kind of birthright. Jacob deceives and manipulates people to get what he wants. Esau foolishly sells his … Continue reading

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More than a Dream

Some of you know that I have this deal with God about angels and visions and such things. Most of the time God keeps God’s end of the deal. I agree to firmly believe that angels and visions are real … Continue reading

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Limping Along With Jacob

Being blessed by God doesn’t always mean a life of sunshine and daisies. It’s easier to focus on the nice things and be grateful. But what of those hard fought life-changing blessings? You know the kind. They leave us breathless, … Continue reading

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