7 - Jacob the Everyman

Series: In The Beginning

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February 20, 2023 | The Rev. Dr. Jonathan Bailes

    Jacob may be one of the three great patriarchs of Israel, but he is no polished saint. In his faults and flaws, he proves very much like us, and in this session, we discuss Jacob's difficulties: trusting others and trying to control his life at every turn.

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    Genesis tells grand stories that give us fundamental insights into the mysteries and conflicts of human existence.

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