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Limping with God: Jacob & the Old Testament Guide to Messy Discipleship

Limping with God: Jacob & the Old Testament Guide to Messy Discipleship

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Bible StudiesChristian Living

Publisher Price: $23.95

ISBN10: 1948969831
ISBN13: 9781948969833
Publisher: Lightning Source Inc
Published: Jul 19 2022
Pages: 266
Weight: 0.87
Height: 0.60 Width: 6.00 Depth: 9.00
Language: English

Jacob seems to be anything but a model disciple. He's a trickster, liar, and selfishly ambitious man who fathers children with four women and leads a dysfunctional family rife with jealousy and backstabbing. But Jacob is also Israel, the namesake of the Old Testament community of God, chosen and blessed. As such, this sinner-saint, who limps along with the Lord, burdened by weakness and beset by problems, is the mirror image of all of us who follow Jesus. In his life we see our lives, our struggles, our failures, and most especially the God who loves us and chooses us as his own. As we explore his bio, from his wrangling in the womb with Esau to his death as an old man in Egypt, we will learn more about ourselves and the God who is with us and for us in Jesus the Messiah.

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