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Joseph and Jesus–Sold by His Brothers: Genesis 37:12-36

From the archives: Read Genesis 37:12-36. Jesus said to them on the road to Emmaus: “How foolish you are, and how slow to believe all that the prophets have spoken! Did not the Messiah have to suffer these things and… Read More

Joseph And The War Vet: How Both Were Forgotten

It’s Memorial Day weekend, the time we take to honor those who died while serving our country. In today’s post we’ll look at the life of Joseph and what he had in common with one U.S. war vet who… Read More

Joseph and Israel, Jesus and the Jew: Genesis 47:28-31

Jacob lived for seventeen more years after he arrived in Egypt. When he was 147 it was near the time for Israel to die. He called his son Joseph to him and said, “If I have found favor… Read More

Prepare Yourself for What’s Ahead: Genesis 47:14-27

To see the previous post on Genesis go to Financial Feast and Famine. Read Genesis 47:14-27. Joseph’s Choices and Consequences So here we see Joseph, after his preparation for these years of famine that have come upon Egypt… Read More

What God Says to You: Genesis 45:1-4

To read the last post on Genesis, see What Does God Want?: Genesis 44 Read Genesis 45:1-4 In the last post on Genesis, we left Joseph’s brothers in deep deep trouble. Joseph’s steward had just found Joseph’s divining… Read More

God, Joseph, and Direction: Genesis 41:41-57

Read Genesis 41:41-57 In our last post on Genesis we saw how Joseph, after living faithfully through all kinds of hardships: betrayal by his family, slavery, false accusation, and ten years in a dungeon, was ultimately raised up,… Read More

Forgotten

Read Genesis 40:8-23 Last post on Genesis, we looked at Joseph’s comment about interpretation and how it relates to fire, and more importantly, how it relates to God. (see previous post: God, Fire, and Interpretation) In today’s post… Read More

Joseph’s 4 Steps to Success: Genesis 39:1-6

In our last post on Genesis we saw Judah fall in a disturbing way, when he had sexual relations with his daughter-in-law while she posed as a shrine prostitute. (see previous post: Judah and Tamar) In today’s post,… Read More

Joseph and Jesus, Sold by His Brothers: Genesis 37:12-36

Jesus said to them on the road to Emmaus: “How foolish you are, and how slow to believe all that the prophets have spoken! Did not the Messiah have to suffer these things and then enter his glory?” And beginning… Read More