January 17 – The Thirteenth Tribe

Jesus keep me near the cross, on my own I am prone to wander.

THE RIVER WALK

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These are the names of the twelve sons of Jacob: Genesis 35:21

Read: Genesis 35:1-36:43, Matthew 12:1-21, Psalm 15:1-5, Proverbs 3:21-26

Relate: If I were to ask a question, “How many tribes of Israel were there?” I am willing to bet nearly everybody (except those reading the title and expecting a trick) would have answered 12. This answer is to be expected because pretty much everywhere they are mentioned in the Bible, they are listed as twelve. There are twelve sons of Jacob (renamed Israel) but there are actually thirteen tribes in the nation Israel. How so?

In the next few days of our reading through the Bible (click the link above, slackers) Joseph is going to be sold into slavery. From there he will have a roller coaster ride that will end with him raised up to the role of VP (vice Pharaoh). Somewhere along the line he is going to have…

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Jesus Christ is Lord. It is no longer I that liveth, but Christ that liveth in me. All Glory to His Name,
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One Response to January 17 – The Thirteenth Tribe

  1. That is a powerful application.

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