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September 17, 2020
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Bible teaching with an emphasis on Israel; prophecy and the Jewish roots of Christianity.

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  • male announcer: Welcometo "Our Jewish Roots"
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  • with insightful Bibleteaching by Dr. Jeffrey Seif.
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  • In this program, the desirefor wanting a blessing results
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  • in a wrestling matchwith an angel.
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  • Today on Divine Deliverance.
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  • announcer: From the beginning,our Creator revealed
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  • his will to the common man.
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  • Individuals listened to his calland responded in obedience from
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  • the first Hebrew Avrahamto the culmination
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  • salvation Messiah himself.
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  • The Lord faithfully interveneswith his Divine Deliverance.
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • David Hart: So gladyou've joined us today.
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  • I'm David Hart.
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  • Kirsten Hart: I'm Kirsten Hart.
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  • Dr. Jeffrey Seif: I amJeffrey Seif,
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  • and we are in for something.
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  • I was having a conversationwith my wife this morning.
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  • We were thinking how, goodnessgracious, people can be so
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  • trippy, it's amazing God getsany work done on planet earth.
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  • A case in point, Jacob.
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  • Kirsten: Okay, we werechatting, if you don't mind me
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  • saying, right before we startedtaping this, and I said it's
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  • crazy that a mom wouldname her son deceitful.
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  • Like doesn't that set himup for a crazy life, right?
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  • Isn't that what his name means?
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  • Dr. Seif: So, it seemsthere's some interesting names
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  • in biblical literature andthat conniving connotation
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  • is interesting to be sure.
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  • Kirsten: It is, andhe gets a name change.
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  • Dr. Seif: Yes, he does.
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  • Kirsten: And he makesthat Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
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  • He makes that threesome.
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  • Dr. Seif: Yes, and there'ssomething about--
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  • I mean, there's a song,not that I need to teach you
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  • about Christian songs,
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  • there's somethingabout that name.
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  • And well that famous song inchurches, you know, Jesus,
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  • Jesus, but there's somethingin the names, isn't there?
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  • Kirsten: That was good.I'm excited for today.
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  • David: Yes, deception isbrewing in Isaac's family today.
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  • Let's go to our dramaticreenactment right now.
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • Dr. Seif: I get it, weget hungry, it happens, and
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  • certainly Isaac's at a place inhis life where he's at the end
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  • of life, and I get wantingto get that last supper.
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  • With all that, there'sa problem of all this.
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  • Here I'm holding this venisonin my hand, and you know what?
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  • There was a son who brought itby his hand to his father's,
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  • but there was deceit in the mix.
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  • Oh, it troubles me.
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  • I don't like to see brothers pitagainst brothers, but I raised
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  • boys, I know it happens.
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  • There's family intrigue here.
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  • The mother pivots awayfrom one toward the other,
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  • that's problematic.
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  • A brother who--son who liesto his father, who stealthily
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  • deceives him in order to gainsomething from him,
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  • that bothers me.
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  • Like I said, there are anumber of problems in this text.
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  • There are a number ofpossibilities as well.
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  • And when God put the story inthe Bible, he wasn't looking for
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  • my permission, and he wasn'tnecessarily looking
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  • for my understanding.
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  • But I'm left tomake sense of it.
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  • Inasmuch as I find problemswith the story, I, at one level,
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  • shouldn't be too surprisedbecause there's a problem when
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  • you look at Genesis, you know,five minutes into the reading,
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  • you realize somethinghas gone horribly wrong.
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  • Case in point here, we'relooking at biblical literature's
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  • major dysfunctional family.
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  • Now, that's contemporarylanguage, but when you look
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  • at Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob,and Jacob's brother
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  • and what have you, there'sall this family intrigue,
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  • everything you don't want,and it really is
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  • a dysfunctional family.
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  • If you look in your own familysystem and you consider dynamics
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  • and you find problems with it,don't think for a minute
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  • that all is lost.
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  • And I say that, nevermind thebad news, nevermind casting
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  • negativity of what I'mlooking at, the story here is
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  • fascinating becauseGod still comes through.
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  • He comes to and worksthrough flawed humanity.
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  • And by the way, that's atestimony to God's grace,
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  • his graciousness, that he is sovery inclined to do that.
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  • That's good news for modern man.
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  • The truth of the matter isa little bit of deceit,
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  • a little bit of manipulation,a little bit of hustle,
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  • that unfortunately, is partof the human condition.
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  • Speaking of the human conditionand going negative,
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  • it's interesting when dadbeckons the son forward,
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  • when Yitzhak calls forthhis son thinking it's Esau.
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  • Isaac said to his son, "Howin the world were you able
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  • to find this meal so quickly?"
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  • In chapter 27, verse 20.
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  • He said, and listento the son's response.
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  • It's so telling tomy way of thinking.
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  • He said, "Because Adonaiyour God facilitated it
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  • happening for me."
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  • [speaking in Hebrew]
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  • Your God, it wasn't my God.
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  • And I mention that becausewhen it comes to religion, a lot
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  • of people, that's your religion,it's dad's religion,
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  • it's mom's religion, but there'sno personal experience.
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  • This fella Jacob is going toexperience a transformation.
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  • He won't be performinglike this forever.
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  • And again, for my money,
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  • manipulating a dadis inexcusable.
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  • He is going to reform, as you'llsee as we walk through this
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  • because he's goingto experience deliverance,
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  • and he is going to havea change of constitution,
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  • and he who was your God,he will become my God.
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • male narrator: And Jacobleft his mother and father
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  • in Beersheba, andjourneyed toward Haran.
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  • Finding a suitable stonefor a pillow, he lay down
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  • and fell asleep.
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  • And Jacob dreamed there wasa ladder that reached up
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  • into heaven.
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  • He saw angels of Godascending and descending.
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  • And the Lord said,"I am the Lord,
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  • the God of yourgrandfather Abraham.
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  • I am the God of Isaac.
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  • I will give you the landthat you are lying upon.
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  • I will give this land to you andto your seed, and your seed will
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  • be like the dust of the earthand you shall expand to the west
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  • and east, to thenorth and to the south.
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  • All the families of the earthshall be blessed because of you
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  • and your descendants.
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  • I am with you and will protectyou wherever you go
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  • and will bring youback to this land.
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  • I will not leave youuntil I have done
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  • what I have promised."
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  • Dr. Seif: One of the reasonswhy I am unimpressed by Jacob
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  • is because he, in effect,was a mama's boy.
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  • Probably get some mail forsaying that, but you know,
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  • his brother Esau was the,you know, quarterback
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  • of the football team,most likely to succeed,
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  • and Jacob's always hangingaround with his mother
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  • helping out in the kitchen.
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  • I mention this becausehe's on the road.
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  • He's on his own now.
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  • And you know, it'sthe first time in his life.
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  • He is, in effect,the prodigal son.
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  • He's on the run.
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  • He's running for his wife.
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  • Ostensibly, truth be known,he's running for his life.
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  • Mother knew we need to getthis boy out of here
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  • because his brother'sgonna kill them.
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  • And off he goes alone,doesn't have two nickels
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  • to rub together.
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  • Now, the family had some means,but mother wasn't able to fill
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  • his pockets with AmericanExpress card and cash,
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  • he's on his own.
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  • And as much as we want ourchildren to experience God in
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  • church, sometimes they haveto go out on their own
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  • and find him on the road,and that's our story here.
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  • It's his first night out,you know, scared as a cat.
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  • I'd imagine he lays down.
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  • It's a restless night.
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  • You know what it's like whenyou're up against
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  • uncertain circumstances.
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  • But guess what.
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  • Amidst the turbulenceof his trying times,
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  • God shows up for him.
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  • And the Word in chapter28 in Genesis is striking.
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  • The Word in verse 13,"I am Adonai,
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  • the God of your father Abrahamand the God of Isaac."
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  • "Yeah, you know, I am the guy.
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  • You know, you are God, his God.
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  • Yeah, I am that guy."
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  • And he goes on to say,guess what, in verse 15,
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  • "I'm gonna be your God too."
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  • "Behold I am with you,and I will watch over you
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  • wherever you go."
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  • Listen, I'm a dad.
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  • I've raised sons, and you know,they're under your tutelage when
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  • they're little and off they gointo this scary world, off they
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  • go into the wild blue yonder.
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  • When I read this, I retrojectback to the moment, and I've
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  • experienced in my children'slife a God who is watching over
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  • his Word to perform it and whois with them, that this boy has
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  • an experience where heaven opensup and he sees coming down
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  • from heaven and goinginto heaven.
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  • And let me say a flash likethat is what our children need.
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  • Like I said, it's a great story.
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  • It's not just reading aboutthose people back then,
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  • but it's a storyabout redemption
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  • and deliverance unfolding.
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  • Deliverance is here coming toa young man, and we're going
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  • to see deliverance comingthrough that young man.
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  • But here we experience himexperiencing God and saying,
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  • "Truly, this is a stairwayto heaven.
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  • This is the place," and henames it the House of God.
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  • If you're at a place in yourlife where you're ready to give
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  • up on your kids, don't,because they too might find
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  • a stairway to heaven.
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  • Kirsten: Now let's continueour story as Jacob receives
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  • a name change.
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  • narrator: Thinking it bestthat he appease his brother,
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  • Jacob with this servants saying,"Maybe Esau will forgive me
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  • and accept me if Ipresent him gifts."
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  • Specially selected herds ofanimals would be gathered
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  • and sent ahead of theirpersonal meeting.
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  • His wives, maids, and childrenwould also proceed Jacob.
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  • But first, that very evening,there would be a remarkable
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  • encounter with the divine.
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  • It would changeJacob's life forever.
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • Dr. Seif: I've raised boys,and to be gut-level honest,
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  • there have been times when Ifelt they've wrestled with me,
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  • and even wrestledwith religious issues,
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  • and it's been ratherunpleasant to behold.
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  • Now, there's an argument Ishouldn't say this on national
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  • TV, and of course,my boys aren't here
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  • to defend themselves,but I think if we're honest,
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  • part of growing upand moving on,
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  • kids do that normally.
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  • It's not even a critique.
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  • It's more of an observation.
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  • This guy did it.This guy did it.
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  • If you look at Jacob,he's transformed.
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  • In fact, we say,"Come with us to Israel."
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  • Why don't we saycome with us to Jacob?
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  • The word Yakov has a namethat kind of implies a kind of
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  • craftiness and deceitfulness,but his name was changed and it
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  • was changed to Israel, sarielarguably is a prince of God.
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  • This guy didn't just hada change of name,
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  • he had a change of perspective,
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  • and it came througha wrestling match.
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  • Now, let me just say, I think ifGod was wrestling with man,
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  • it wouldn't last all night.
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  • It wouldn't last for a splitsecond, nevermind I think God
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  • would win it on the quick.
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  • There's a prolongedstruggle here.
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  • And you know, you're not gonnajust wrestle with God
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  • and the only injury you're goingto sustain is something
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  • with the hip.
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  • You're gonna getcrushed like an ant.
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  • But God lets this play work itsway out in order that people
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  • can be transformed on the out.
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  • And by the way,the word transform,
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  • trans is the Latinfor to crossover,
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  • and form, you hearmetamorphosis,
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  • meta is change,morphe is form.
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  • People undergo metamorphosis,metamorphe, a change of form,
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  • and it happens internally.
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  • You might know some thatare wrestling with God.
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  • I would pray them through.
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  • When you look at this story,we're told in chapter 32,
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  • verse 25, that Jacob is therewrestling, Yakov is
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  • in the middle of a match,and it's prolonged.
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  • In the consequence of whichin 29, he says, "Your name
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  • will no longer be called Jacob,but rather, Israel."
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  • Who within the sound ofmy voice has experienced
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  • a transformation in their ownlife where you find
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  • that you're different nowthan you were then?
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  • And what separates you nowfrom then is a wrestling match.
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  • People wrestle withdeliverance today.
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  • They wrestle withthe divine deliverer.
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  • It's been known to happen.
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  • When I read the New Testament,people are wrestling
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  • with the Lord,the sayings of Yeshua.
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  • But he watches overhis Word to perform it.
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  • And somehow, some way, peopleare transforming in the process.
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  • It's good news for Jews here,
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  • and it's good newsfor me and you here.
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  • God delivers, he changes people,and he changes circumstance.
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  • David: One of the takeawaysthat I take from today's program
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  • is there was wrestlingwith God in the Bible,
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  • and it still happens today.
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  • I don't know about you, but I'vehad some of those moments
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  • where I'm wrestlingwith God, why?
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  • Have you ever had that?
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  • Dr. Seif: Yeah, I thinkeveryone does,
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  • and if someone says they don't,they're just a liar.
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  • You know, a lot of timeson television,
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  • we just smile and makeit look so nice,
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  • every hair in place,everybody happy and clappy.
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  • At the end of the day,we have our private times,
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  • and we do wrestle, everyone,whether you're on this side
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  • of the camera or yours.
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  • Kirsten: That was goodbecause I see the angel,
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  • of the Lord, or angel of God,or God himself,
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  • whoever it was wrestling Jacob,was trying to change
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  • that nature inside.
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  • And we have this natureinside of us sometimes
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  • that we just fight and we fight.
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  • And finally, finally, Jacob gavein and his name was changed.
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  • Dr. Seif: It's a great pointbecause people can change
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  • and we wonder that.
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  • We have difficult people inour life and that might be
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  • why you're up wrestlingat night, you know.
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  • And we just wonder, oh goodness,the way they're thinking,
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  • the way they are.
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  • And but we dosee transformation,
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  • and we see that at the endof the day here.
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  • After the wrestling match,we see a changed man.
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  • Kirsten: We talked about this,that the hip, Jacob's hip,
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  • right, for the rest of his life.
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  • I don't know, there wassomething in, I don't know if it
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  • was disjointed or what happened,but it's almost like
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  • a reminder of, "I changed you,but don't forget
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  • where you came from or don'tforget what happened."
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  • I don't know.
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  • Dr. Seif: It seems to me thatas this man walked away from
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  • that moment, he carried a memoryof it in the way that he just
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  • limbered along on occasion.
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  • And if God wanted to destroya saga, I mean,
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  • he could have done it,but he just left
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  • that little reminder there.
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  • It's an interesting story.
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  • Kirsten: Not to go back.
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  • Don't go back tothat other nature.
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  • Dr. Seif: That is true.
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  • Kirsten: Walk in the newnessof what I'm bringing you to.
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  • David: I don't remember--I don't want to remember
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  • my past, but thankful forthe little reminders
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  • that show me where I'mat now and where I was.
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  • Yes, we'll be right back.
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  • Kirsten: Jeff, thank you forbringing the Word of God
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  • to life to us today.
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  • We so appreciatethat and your insight.
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  • Dr. Seif: Well, you're kind.
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  • I love resurrectingthese characters.
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  • Of course, the ultimateresurrected character is Yeshua
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  • is Jesus himself, but enteringinto the biblical world
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  • and bringing this alive, itmeans something to me.
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  • I hope it meanssomething to you.
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  • And I know it does to someof you because if it wasn't
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  • for you, I wouldn't be here,we wouldn't be here,
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  • And it's interesting, too,by the way,
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  • and they go, sometimesserendipitously,
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