Repent ye therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, when the times of refreshing shall come from the presence of the Lord. Acts 3:19. The conditions of obtaining mercy of God are simple and just and
And when his brethren saw that their father loved him more than all his brethren, they hated him. Genesis 37:4. The sin of Jacob, and the train of events to which it led, had not failed to exert an influence
And Jacob served seven years for Rachel; and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her. Genesis 29:20. How different his [Jacob’s] arrival from that of Abraham’s messenger nearly a hundred years before!