Upon whom was the name Israel first bestowed?


"And He said, Thy name shall be called no more Jacob, but Israel: for as a prince has thou power with God
and with men, and has prevailed." Gen. 32: 28.
NOTE - Israel means a "prince," or "one who prevails with God."

What two facts testify to the union of divinity and humanity in Christ?
What effect did this answer have upon the Jews?
From what time was Christ, the Word, associated with God, the Father?
What was the object of the church bishops in securing these Sunday laws?
When was there a remarkable display of falling stars?
What courage and strength, therefore, should come to us even in the hour of affliction?
To whom must one belong in order to be Abraham's seed?

Questions & Answers are from the book Bible Readings for the Home Circle