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By Josh Sugata
Faculty Training and Development Specialist, General Editor

Psalm 121:1-2, Philippians 2, John 3:30, Matt 20:16, 1 Peter 4:8

I lift up my eyes to the mountains— where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of Heaven and Earth. (Psalm 121:1-2)

When it comes to the generality of friendships, I often think of the phrase: “Birds of a feather flock together.”

However, when it comes to romantic relationships, the phrase “opposites attract” always seems to surface.

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By Mike Baird
Faculty, College of Theology

And these are the generations of Isaac, Abraham’s son: Abraham begat Isaac: And Isaac was forty years old when he took Rebekah to wife, the daughter of Bethuel the Syrian of Padanaram, the sister to Laban the Syrian. And Isaac intreated the Lord for his wife, because she was barren: and the Lord was intreated of him, and Rebekah his wife conceived. And the children struggled together within her; and she said, If it be so, why am I thus? And she went to enquire of the Lord. And the Lord said unto her, Two nations are in thy womb, and two manner of people shall be separated from thy bowels; and the one people shall be stronger than the other people; and the elder shall serve the younger. (Genesis 25:19-23)

The Conception: How Quickly Things Go Wrong

The Jacob Journal is a reflection on the life and times of the biblical character of Jacob, son of Isaac and Rebekah. For background on this journal, please read The Jacob Journal: Introduction.

My name is Jacob. My father is Isaac, son of Abraham. My mother is Rebekah, daughter of Bethuel the Aramean. I have a twin brother named Esau, who was born first. This is my family.

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Weekly Devotional

By Josh Sugata
Faculty Training and Development Specialist, General Editor

Ecclesiastes 3: 1-4; Philippians 1:6

There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens: a time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to uproot, a time to kill and a time to heal, a time to tear down and a time to build, a time to weep and a time to laugh, a time to mourn and a time to dance. (Ecclesiastes 3:1-4)

Whenever I think of the concept of time, I think of the book of Ecclesiastes, which contains some very profound wisdom on the subject.

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By Chris Cunningham
Local Outreach Coordinator, Grand Canyon University

When a serious relationship ends, you don’t get the job you applied for or you lose a loved one, have you ever been told that time heals all wounds?

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