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Some of us thrive as a result of a challenging environment—our struggles refine our characters and make us even greater people. And sometimes, no matter what we do, we cannot seem to rise above the circumstances of our birth . . .
Do we have the power to change our own lives? Or are we entirely the product of our environment? A timely lesson from Rebecca.
Founding a new philosophy and religion at age 3? Starting a family at age 100? The lives of founding fathers and mother of the Jewish people hold this lesson for us: Youth is no hindrance and age is no barrier.
Peering into the lives of three great biblical personalities, Sara, Rebecca and Miriam we can draw from the infinite reservoirs of feminine courage, perception and indomitable faith to meet the many challenges of today's modern woman
Esau’s Evil Ways, Rebekah’s Ploy, The Blessing, Esau Returns
Rebecca Sends Jacob to Haran, Jacob and Eliphaz, Jacob’s Dream, Jacob’s Vow, Jacob’s Arrival in Haran
Birth of the Twins, Jacob and Esau Grow Up, Abraham’s Death, Esau Kills Nimrod, Jacob Buys the Birthright, Isaac Goes To Philistina
Eliezer’s Mission, Eliezer’s Prayer, Rebekah at the Well, Rebekah and Isaac Marries
1677 BCE
Birth of Rebecca (1677-1556 BCE), wife of Isaac, mother of Jacob and Esau, and one of the Four Matriarchs of Israel. Links: Isaac & Rebecca (the biblical account); Whom to Marry; Faking It
Eve, Sarah, Rachel, Miriam, Batsheva . . . From the outside, the women of the Bible appear to play only a supportive role in a drama dominated by men; from the inside emerges a very different story . . .
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