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    Is Gad Jacob's son, a troop, fortune or a pagan deity? (Isaiah 65:11)
    'Difficult Sayings' from Jonathan Went

    Gad is first mentioned in Genesis 30:11 when "Leah said, "A troop comes!" So she called his name Gad" (KJV), as the traditional translation has it. Whilst the Authorised Version has Gad meaning "troop" the more modern NIV renders the Genesis passage, "Leah said, "What good fortune!" So she named him Gad" (cf. NRSV etc). Gad, the proper name of…

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    Love God like a Dog
    'Chip Shots from the Ruff of Life' from Tom Kelley

    Some people were made to own a dog. Or should I say have a dog. The concept of ownership never really enters the true dog lover's mind. My brother-in-law, Terry Simpson, is the classic example of a person who is supposed to have a dog. Terry treats a dog with love and respect and, quite truthfully, spoils the living…

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