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Father of Israel

This entry is part 419 of 507 in the series Inquiring Minds

Could Jacob actually be considered more of the father of the nation of Israel than his grandfather Abraham being that he had 12 sons for the 12 tribes? Jacob is most directly the father of Israel because his sons are … Continue reading

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Changing Names

This entry is part 82 of 507 in the series Inquiring Minds

Why did God change people’s names in the Bible? Beginning with Abraham, Sarah, and Jacob, and going into the New Testament when Jesus changes Simon’s name to Peter, God has been changing people’s names throughout Scripture. But to many people … Continue reading

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