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The Father's Blessing

The Father's Blessing

Cooled by the breezes of the Mediterranean, in a house made from the mud bricks of the Nile River, deep in the beautiful Rameses valley in Egypt the patriarch Jacob rests on a couch, nearing the end of his life. His son Joseph arrives bringing with him his two sons and asking that they be blessed by their grandfather. Genesis Chapter 48 records his words: