HOW BOLD ARE YOU? And Jacob came safely to the city of Shechem and from the sons of Hamor, Shechem’s father, he bought for a hundred pieces of money the piece of land on which he had pitched his tent. There he erected an altar and called it El-Elohe-Israel. Genesis 33:18-20          Imagine moving to …

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SHOWING OFF YOUR ‘STUFF’ And when Esau lifted up his eyes and saw the women and children, he said, “Who are these with you?” Jacob said, “The children whom God has graciously given your servant.” GENESIS 33:5          How humble Jacob was as he introduced his family to Esau. The unspoken message was this ~ …

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AM I SMALL ENOUGH? Who has known the mind of the Lord, and who has been His counselor?  Romans 11:34             “I am the Lord and there is none other,” God would tell His children repeatedly.  Why?  Because they were not small enough.  Their disobedience and worship of other gods exposed their arrogance.  They had …

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OVER WHAT AM I UPSET? He [Jacob] himself went on before them, bowing himself to the ground seven times, until he came near to his brother. Genesis 33:3          When I’ve wronged someone, I can have many reactions. Picking one, I can obsess over the wrong thing. Am I upset about what I did? Am …

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