Limping But Blessed

Author: Jason Jones
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This book is the story of one man's journey through the darkest time of life searching for answers and a grueling attempt to find a sliver of hope to keep holding on. Book jacket.

Life In Death

Author: Lisa Gibson
Publisher: Xulon Press
ISBN: 1606475649
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In this story, Jacob engaged God in a full battle and wrestled with Him all through
the night. When it became clear He would not win, God dislocated Jacob's hip.
He was left with a limp, but in the end Jacob received his blessing. This story ...

Rhode Island Jewish Historical Notes

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Said he, "Your name shall no longer be Jacob but Israel, for you have wrestled
with beings divine and human and have prevailed...” With whom is ... And it is
from this that Jews take their name: B'nai Yisrael, the children of this God wrestler

Saints Herald

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The "children" of his favorite wife, Rachel, were sent to the rear (so even in defeat
they might escape), while Leah's ... Once again there was a divine encounter, but
this time he was awake and ended up wrestling all night with a mysterious foe. ...
to Jacob: first, he was crippled; then he was blessed and given a new name (in
Hebrew, Israel means "May God rule"). ... For Jacob there would be no victory or
cheap reconciliation, and so he departed from this blessing event with a limp.

The Jewish Encyclopedia

Author: Isidore Singer
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After his meet- Jacob's Dream. same footing as ing with Esau, at (From the
Sarajevo Haggadah, 14th century.) his own ... While wrestling, the angel touched
the hollow of Jacob's thigh, causing him to limp; but the angel was overpowered
by Jacob, who would not let him go until blessed Wrestles by him. The angel then
... 2) Jacob's favorite son, JoséPH, was sold to a company of Ishmaelites by his
brothers, who led their father to think that he had been devoured by a wild beast.

Sit Down God I M Angry

Author: R. F. Smith
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It is "throwing out the baby with the bath water." When Jacob wrestled all night
with "a man" (angel?), he would not allow the experience to be wasted. ... That
night Jacob was wounded in the battle and forever after walked with a limp. ...
The evening of death and the night of grief wounded me, there's no doubt. ...
there came a day, not one I can mark on the calendar of chronos, but a time of
kairos when I knew that out of this tragedy God would bring some sort of blessing
for my future.


Author: Joseph Samuel Exell
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But I question whether that is not despising the chastening of the Lord when we
set a prosperous providence before an ... I have sometimes walked a mile or two,
almost limping along, because there was a stone in my shoe, and I did not stop to
... Up he went, and there stood poor Williams, his eyes suffused with tears, his
heart almost broken, his dear child was dying. ... “For this year,” says another, “I
have wrestled with God in prayer that He would deliver me out of this whirlpool,
but ...

The Learning Bible

Author: American Bible Society
Publisher: Amer Bible Society
ISBN: 9781585160259
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The man who wrestled with Jacob said, "Your name will no longer be Jacob. ...
Seeing God's face was believed to bring death (Exod 33.20), but Jacob survived.
f"J,, 32.32 muscle on his hip: This *l« rule about not eating the hip tendon is not ...

The Holy Bible

Author: Gerrit Verkuyl
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Jacob Wrestles With God; Reconciled With Esau Israel in Goshen; Joseph's
Famine Measures. GENESIS ... "y For he reasoned, "I will appease him with the
gift that precedes me; then when I meet him personally, he may accept my

Record Of Christian Work

Author: Alexander McConnell
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Those hills around Jerusalem one afternoon, centuries after the incident we have
now described, were filled with an even ... All gathered round the cross on which
the Lord Jesus Christ was dying in loneliness and weakness. But, in that hour of
the power of darkness, He put them all to flight, and made a show of them openly,
triumphing over them in Himself. ... we may compel the hand of God to yield us
some coveted boon, or if only we may win it by wrestling, running, or strong