Monthly Archive: July 2011

Jul 07 2011

Granting Prayer

Birth of Jacob and Esau

“The LORD granted Isaac’s prayer, and Rebekah his wife conceived. The children struggled together within her and she said, “If it is to be this way, why do I live?” – Genesis 25:21a-22 Philip Ratner’s sculpture, “Birth of Jacob and Esau”, offers a powerful image of what we might call “original rivalry”. As the firstborn …

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