Why Did Jacob Wrestle With God In The Bible?

by Jack Wellman
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Why would Jacob choose to wrestle against God? Didn’t he know he would lose? Wrestling against Spirit The Apostle Paul tells us that we’re wrestling, but hopefully, not against God. No, “we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against […]

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Why Did God Say He Loved Jacob and Hated Esau?

by Jack Wellman
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Why does the Bible say God hated Esau but He loved Jacob?  Is that fair?  Why would God love one and not the other? Selling Esau’s Birthright The story of Jacob and Esau began to get interesting because Esau, as the firstborn, had actual privileges of the birthright but did he regard it very highly?  […]

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