'Esau' Tagged Posts

'Esau' Tagged Posts

“THE BALAAM SYNDROME”

As the calendar year winds down and Advent ushers in a new church year, our thoughts focus on the future.  The Scriptures clearly tell us what awaits those who trust in Jesus and those who don’t. When it comes to the future, one writer describes what he calls “the Balaam syndrome.” You can read about the sorcerer, Balaam, in the Old Testament book of Numbers (chapters…

“I WILL BRING YOU DOWN!”

If the picture at the left looks vaguely familiar, it is because it is the location where the final scene of Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade was filmed. Indiana (Harrison Ford) and his father (Sean Connery) end up in this temple-like structure in their search for the Holy Grail – the cup of Christ. This place exists in modern-day Jordan. Today it is called Petra. The…

FAMILY FEUDS

Esther Pauline Friedman entered the world 17 minutes ahead of her twin sister, Pauline Esther Friedman. The identical twins dressed alike, took the same classes, even shared the same purse with one set of keys, one comb, one lipstick.  They slept in the same twin bed.  In fact, the first time they were separated was after their double wedding. The middle-aged Esther…