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Where did Jacob procure this anointing oil? According to his own testimony, when he left the land of Canaan he had nothing with him except the staff in his hand (Genesis 32:10). The Midrash Rabbah explains that he received the anointing oil directly from heaven: The oil was supplied to him from heaven in abundance, as though from a cruse full to the very ...


It depends on what you mean by "destroy the earth". If your friend was referring to destroying the actual planet so that it no longer exists then quite the opposite is true (see 2 Peter 3 below). If your friend was referring to destroying its surface and all life on it then yes God does say as much. In Genesis 8, right after God destroyed almost every ...

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