With God, racial identity and racial 'purity' are not the top priority. If we focus upon spiritual Israel rather than the race, this issue should not matter.
God frequently bypasses the firstborn, selecting for His purposes another sibling. Jacob selected Joseph's second son, Ephraim, to receive the blessing.
Martin Collins, reiterating that Joseph is a type of Jesus Christ, moves to the climactic point of the narrative in Genesis 45, in which Joseph reveals himself to his brothers. Joseph knew and recognized his brothers before they knew him. God knows our guiltiest secret sins which we think we have effectively hid. All things are …
Graduations bring advice-laden commencement speeches designed to inspire and motivate young people, sending them out to their destinations and destinies.
The last generation of scholarship has fallen for the 'noble savage' myth, that is, that indigenous peoples are fundamentally better, more ethical people.