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Jesus’ Granddads, Part 2

Yesterday, we looked at the startling fact that the genealogies of Jesus that are recorded in Matthew 1 and Luke 3 are completely different – and explored a couple of theories put forward by biblical scholars to explain the discrepancy. Both theories feel a … Continue reading

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The King of the Ring

Jacob’s epic all-night wrestling match in Genesis 32:22-32 is one of the most famous stories in the Old Testament, but I, for one, wish a little more colour commentary was provided. So Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled with him till … Continue reading

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The Word ‘Word’

Last week, we touched on the fact that the Gospel of John and the Book of Genesis both open with the words ‘In the beginning’. Today, we’re going to go a little further and look at something intriguing. Three words … Continue reading

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