A135 – Pentecost 6 (Gen 25, Roms 8 & Matt 13)

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A135 - Pentecost 6 (Gen 25, Roms 8 & Matt 13)
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The Genesis reading takes us into the “Jacob Cycle” with the story of the twins, Jacob and Esau (Gen 25:19-34).  Themes of miraculous births, younger sons usurping older sons, and duelling nations continue. Theologically, these passages affirm that God chooses the frail, sinful, and broken to receive God’s promises and partner in God’s mission, a…

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