Thursday, January 03, 2013
It's an ugly scene, as Jimmy Akin points out:
This makes it unmistakable that Jacob is suffering the consequences of his own act of deception. He deceived his father, and now as a father, he is being deceived by his sons.
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We cannot "do evil that good may come," and we cannot know what other, better things would have happened if we had done what we should have.