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27 And the boys grew; and Esau peared to Abram, and said unto was a cunning hunter, a man of the him, I am the Almighty God; walk field: and Jacob was a plain man, before me, and be thou perfect. dwelling in tents.

2 And I will make my covenant 28 And Isaac loved Esau, be-between me and thee, and will cause he did eat of his venison: but multiply thee exceedingly. Rebecca loved Jacob.

3 And Abram fell on his face:

and God talked with him, saying, GEN. XXI:1-5_B. C. 1897

4 As for me, behold, my cove|| 1 | And the Lord visited Sarah nant is with thee, and thou shalt

be a father of as he had said, and the LORD did



5 Neither shall thy name any unto Sarah as he had spoken. 2 For Sarah conceived, and bare

more be called Abram, but thy

name shall be Abraham; for a Abraham a son in his old age, at father of many nations have I the set time, of which God had made thee. spoken to him.

6 And I will make thee exceed3 And Abraham called the name ing fruitful, and I will make naof his son, that was born unto him, tions of thee, and kings shall come whom Sarah bare to him, Isaac.

out of thee. 4 And Abraham circumcised his 7 And I will establish my coveson Isaac, being eight days old, as nant between me and thee and thy God had commanded him. seed after thee in their generations,

5 And Abraham was a hundred for an everlasting covenant, to be years old, when his son Isaac was a God unto thee and to thy seed born unto him.

after thee.

8 And I will give unto thee, and GEN. XVII:1-8B. C. 1898 to thy seed after thee, the land

wherein thou art a stranger, all the 01 And when Abram was ninety land of Canaan, for an everlasting years old and nine, the LORD ap- possession; and I will be their God. ||Gen. 21:1-5—Isaac, That is, Laughter. As Sarah laughed at the thought of becoming a mother in her old age, so we laugh at the idea of being Israel: but when Isaac was born she laughed for joy, so we will laugh when Israel is known. Gen. 17:1-8—Abraham, That is, A multitude of nations. These texts are set in reversal as in Levit. 26:42—Then will I remember my covenant with Jacob, and also my covenant with Isaac, and also my covenant with Abraham will I remember; and I will remember the land.

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1 A Sailor

Dwelling “At the haven of the sea" THE DOMINANT HEART-CHARACTER









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The Lord portraying the GENESIS XLIX:16-18
HEART-CHARACTER of the B. C. 1689
Tribe of Dan.
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* 16 s Dan shall judge his peo-
ple, as one of the tribes of Israel.

17 Dan shall be a serpent by the way, an adder in the path, that biteth the horse-heels, so that his rider shall fall backward.

181 have waited for thy salvation, O LORD.


John H. Patterson was of the GENESIS XXX:1–B. C. 1749 Tribe of Dan. --From Webber.

* 1 And when Rachel saw that she DEUT. XXXIII:22-B. C. 1451 bare Jacob no children, Rachel * 22 And of Dan he said, Dan, envied her sister; and said unto

; | is a lion's whelp: he shall 'leap Jacob, Give me children, or else from Bashan.

I die. *Deut. 33:22; Gen. 49:16-18 and Gen. 30:1—Judicial mind. "Dan shall judge his people, as one of the Tribes of Israel." “Dan shall be al serpent by the way, an adder in the path, that biteth the horse-heels, so that his rider shall fall backward." "Rachel envied her sister” so that she could not wrestle with the Lord and with Belhah for her son for the highest as a result Dan failed to receive a right HEART-CHARACTER to give Justice. The dominant HEART-CHARACTER of the Personality of Dan in action. Ps. 60:4—Thou hast given a banner to them that fear thee, that it may be displayed because of the truth. Selah. Prov. 4:23-27–23 | Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life. 24 Put away from thee a forward mouth, and perverse lips put far from thee. 25 Let thine eyes look right on, and let thine eyelids look straight before thee.

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