Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Why I Fight: Genesis 32:25-29

"Then some man wrestled with him until daybreak. When he saw that he did not defeat Ya‘akov, he struck Ya‘akov’s hip socket, so that his hip was dislocated while wrestling with him. 
The man said, 'Let me go, because it’s daybreak.' But Ya‘akov replied, 'I won’t let you go unless you bless me.' The man asked, 'What is your name?' and he answered, 'Ya‘akov.' 
Then the man said, 'From now on, you will no longer be called Ya‘akov, but Isra’el; because you have shown your strength to both God and men and have prevailed ..."