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The Journey Inward: A Biblical Example Of Cultural Preparedness


Last updated 5/13/2020 at 5:14pm

An ancient biblical narrative found in Genesis is relevant today and worth reviewing.

Joseph was the elder of Jacob and Rachel’s two sons and the 11th of Jacob’s sons. Jacob loved Rachel dearly and therefore their son Joseph was special. He loved Joseph most of all his brothers and gave him a garment of “many colors.” Joseph flaunted his status, making his brothers jealous.

While tending their flocks, the brothers plotted to do away with him. They captured Joseph, but Reuben persuaded his brothers to put him into a cistern; they then sold Joseph to a caravan of merchants passing b...

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