[DailyReading] Blessings by a dying father
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Tue Aug 30 00:00:02 MDT 2016
Lesson: A Charge to Be Faithful
Reading: Blessings by a dying father 2016-08-30
Reference: Gen. 49:1-2, 8-12, 33
Genesis 49:1: And Jacob called unto his sons, and said, Gather yourselves together, that I may tell you that which shall befall you in the last days.
Genesis 49:2: Gather yourselves together, and hear, ye sons of Jacob; and hearken unto Israel your father.
Genesis 49:8: Judah, thou art he whom thy brethren shall praise: thy hand shall be in the neck of thine enemies; thy fathers children shall bow down before thee.
Genesis 49:9: Judah is a lions whelp: from the prey, my son, thou art gone up: he stooped down, he couched as a lion, and as an old lion; who shall rouse him up?
Genesis 49:10: The sceptre shall not depart from Judah, nor a lawgiver from between his feet, until Shiloh come; and unto him shall the gathering of the people be.
Genesis 49:11: Binding his foal unto the vine, and his asss colt unto the choice vine; he washed his garments in wine, and his clothes in the blood of grapes:
Genesis 49:12: His eyes shall be red with wine, and his teeth white with milk.
Genesis 49:33: And when Jacob had made an end of commanding his sons, he gathered up his feet into the bed, and yielded up the ghost, and was gathered unto his people.
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