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in the presence of God – 841

then jacob called his sons and said, “gather yourselves together, that i may tell you what shall happen to you in days to come. “assemble and listen, o sons of jacob, listen to israel your father. [genesis 49:1-2]   will you listen and follow his words?  ...

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in the presence of God – 840

“now there was a famine in the land, besides the former famine that was in the days of abraham. and isaac went to gerar to abimelech king of the philistines. and the Lord appeared to him and said, “do not go down to egypt; dwell in the land of which i shall tell you....

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in the presence of God – 839

“now the Lord said to abram, “go from your country and your kindred and your father's house to the land that i will show you. and i will make of you a great nation, and i will bless you and make your name great, so that you will be a blessing. i will bless those who...

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in the presence of God – 838

then israel said to joseph, “i am about to die, but God will be with you and take you back to the land of your fathers. and to you i give one more ridge of land than to your brothers, the ridge i took from the amorites with my sword and my bow.” [genesis 48:21-22]...

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in the presence of God – 837

when joseph saw that his father laid his right hand on the head of ephraim, it displeased him, and he took his father’s hand to move it from ephraim’s head to manasseh’s head. and joseph said to his father, “not this way, my father; since this one is the firstborn,...

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in the presence of God – 836

when israel saw joseph’s sons, he said, “who are these?” joseph said to his father, “they are my sons, whom God has given me here.” and he said, “bring them to me, please, that i may bless them.” now the eyes of israel were dim with age, so that he could not see. so...

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in the presence of God – 835

and now your two sons, who were born to you in the land of egypt before i came to you in egypt, are mine; ephraim and manasseh shall be mine, as reuben and simeon are. and the children that you fathered after them shall be yours. they shall be called by the name of...

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in the presence of God – 834

after this, joseph was told, “behold, your father is ill.” so he took with him his two sons, manasseh and ephraim. and it was told to jacob, “your son joseph has come to you.” then israel summoned his strength and sat up in bed. and jacob said to joseph, “God...

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in the presence of God – 833

then joseph said to the people, “behold, i have this day bought you and your land for pharaoh. now here is seed for you, and you shall sow the land. and at the harvests you shall give a fifth to pharaoh, and four fifths shall be your own, as seed for the field and as...

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in the presence of God – 832

you prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and i shall dwell in the house of the Lord forever.  [psalm 23:5-6]   take some time...

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