WHEN BELIEVING HURTS He did not weaken in faith when he considered his own body, which was as good as dead (since he was about a hundred years old), or when he considered the barrenness of Sarah’s womb.  Romans 4:19 Faith doesn’t exist if I can possibly manufacture an answer to my problem.  Faith begins …

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WHEN SOMEONE PLAYS GOD Esau said to his father, “Have you but one blessing, my father? Bless me, even me also, O my father.” And Esau lifted up his voice and wept.  Genesis 27:38          Rebekah played the part of God and how she and her sons, and their descendants, suffered.  She and Isaac played …

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THE HIDDEN MEANING OF A BIRTH Now Adam knew Eve his wife, and she conceived and bore Cain, saying, “I have gotten a man with the help of the Lord.”  Genesis 4:1             Though Adam and Eve’s external world had radically changed (from the perfect Garden to a cursed world), their inner life was still …

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