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Jan 28: Gen 46, 47 | Psa 50 | Rom 3, 4

Reading 1 - Gen 47:8-10

Genesis 47 brings into close proximity two figures, each striking in himself, but extraordinary when viewed alongside one another. There is the old man Jacob, burdened down by a lifetime of privations and sufferings and sorrows. And there is the young and eminently powerful "god-man" Pharaoh, lord of the earth. How will these two men -- who have lived in totally different worlds -- behave when they come face to face?