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  1. JPPT1974's Wed Thoughts 1/18/2017:

    And how that
    It is not
    Just an insult
    To those in
    The military that
    Had bravely
    Fought and serve
    Over for the nation
    And the world.
  2. Genesis 50:1-3

    . Gen 50:1 . . Joseph threw himself upon his father's face and wept
    over him and kissed him.

    It almost looks like Joseph smothered his dad; but in reality that scene was
    probably a bit difficult to put in writing because there's so much emotion. I
    think what we're actually looking at there is a one last cheek-to-cheek
    farewell with Joseph clutching his father's hand; and I would not have liked
    to be in the room when it took place because Joseph
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  3. Genesis 49:22-33

    . Gen 49:22 . . Joseph is a fruitful vine, a fruitful vine near a spring,
    whose branches climb over a wall.

    Jacob's assessment of Joseph is similar to the assessment of a blessed man
    in the very first Psalm.

    "Blessed is the man who has not followed the counsel of the wicked, nor
    taken the path of sinners, nor joined the company of the insolent; rather,
    Yhvh's teaching is his delight, and he studies that teaching day and night. He
    Religion , Religion
  4. Genesis 49:16-21

    . Gen 49:16 . . Dan shall govern his people, as one of the tribes of

    That prediction alludes to Dan's autonomous attitude towards the other
    tribes. In point of fact, Dan's tribe didn't join forces with the others in the
    north to help repel oppressors. (Judg 5:17)

    A good example of Dan's autonomous attitude is Mr. Samson. During his
    tenure as a Judge in Israel (Judg 13:1-16:31) Samson never mustered an
    army nor led his own men
    Religion , Religion
  5. JPPT1974's Tues Thoughts 1/17/2017:

    It is due
    To an athlete
    That I am
    Writing this and
    You all know
    Whom I am talking
    About that did
    Not stand for
    The national anthem
    Not too long ago.
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