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A con man and a cheat

Ron Ferguson considers the lessons to be learned from the life of Jacob.

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THE story of Jacob has always intrigued me. By any standards, he was an out and out swine.

Let’s just remind ourselves of his great moral accomplishments. He twice cheats his twin brother Esau out of his inheritance. Aided and abetted by his scheming mum, he even cheats his old, decrepit dad.

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