Category Archives: Genesis

Ephraim & Manasseh

Before Jacob passed away, he called Joseph and met his two sons, born in Egypt.  Jacob declared that they would each receive a portion as Jacob’s own sons, and in his blessing we see the twelve tribes completed, with Joseph … Continue reading

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Jacob’s Promises

When Jacob heard that Joseph was alive, and that he was in a prominent position in Egypt, he packed everything up to move to Egypt.  When he reached Beersheba, he stopped to make an offering to the Lord on the … Continue reading

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Joseph: Lessons for a Microwave World

When Joseph explains his story to his brothers, we learn two vital truths about God’s relationship with his children.  These are the hardest faith lessons we will ever learn, yet if we can live them, our lives will never be … Continue reading

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The Gospel in Jesus’ Own Words

Jesus shared the good news (the gospel) with Nicodemus.  If you have ever wanted to know what Jesus said directly to explain the gospel, today is the day.  The essence is that he came to save and not to condemn.  … Continue reading

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Love & Forgiveness Reunion

When Joseph interrogated his brothers, they were terrified and Joseph was overcome with love and forgiveness, especially for Benjamin.  He longed to reveal himself to his family, because he could see how God had provided for them all and used … Continue reading

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Big Picture God

God is not in a hurry and he has a lot on his mind.  That’s what we learn today by reading the story of Joseph.  One thing is certain: God doesn’t forget.  He is faithful to provide for us and … Continue reading

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Joseph: Fruitful in Suffering

Joseph was forgotten by Pharaoh’s cupbearer and was remembered by God.  After two years, God jogged the memory of the cupbearer, and we see God’s plan unfold as Joseph is installed into Pharaoh’s courts.  God made Joseph fruitful in the … Continue reading

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