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What Is Your Dream Job?

Faith tells us that God is in complete control of our lives.  Experience says He doesn’t always act in ways that we would choose.  Our reading this week from the life of Joseph reminds us just how true this is. Through no fault of his own (other than maybe being a little bit spoiled), Joseph…

With Jacob at the Jabbok

It seems that Jacob was always on the run from someone— his brother, his father-in-law, himself or God.  But in our reading today, Jacob could run no further.  He had come to the Jabbok River in Genesis 32, one of the stranger stories in the Bible.  Jacob wrestles with an angel and gets a new…

Playing Second Fiddle

We know Isaac as the son of Abraham and the father of Jacob.  In fact, that is almost all we know about him. We read about Abraham in Genesis 12-25 and about Jacob in Genesis 27-36. But Genesis 26 (our reading for today) is the only chapter in Genesis totally dedicated to Isaac. Someone once…

Word of God Speak

Well, today we finally finish the book of Job in our daily Bible reading. For some reason, I was reminded of the old joke, “What happens if you play a country record backwards? You get your girl back, you get your truck back, you get your you dog back…” Well, Job gets everything he lost…