Monthly Archives: July 2012

Exodus Chapter 3

Jul 27, 2012  |  Exodus, Old Testament  |  No Comments

Moses Encounters God and Receives His Orders

While tending his father-in-law’s flocks, Moses came to Mount Horeb.

Exodus 3:2 And the angel of the Lord appeared to him in a flame of fire out of the…

Exodus Chapter 2

Jul 25, 2012  |  Exodus, Old Testament  |  No Comments

Moses, the Future Leader of Israel

Most of this chapter is an introduction to Moses – his birth, his remarkable adoption by Pharaoh’s daughter and his eventual flight from Egypt. Although Moses’ salvation and ultimate…

Exodus Chapter 1

Jul 24, 2012  |  Exodus, Old Testament  |  No Comments

Midwives Obedience in the Midst of Oppression

After Joseph and all his brothers had died and the Israelites had increased greatly in number, a king of Egypt came into power who didn’t remember Joseph. He…

Genesis Chapter 49-50

Jul 23, 2012  |  Genesis, Old Testament  |  No Comments

Jacob Prophesies About His Sons, Dies and is Buried

Jacob summons his sons and then prophesies regarding each of them.  Following his prophecy for Dan, Jacob says:

Genesis 49:18 I have waited for your salvation, O…

Genesis Chapters 47-48

Jul 18, 2012  |  Genesis, Old Testament  |  No Comments

Jacob Adopts Ephraim and Manasseh and Blesses Them

After settling in Egypt, living out the remaining years of the famine, Jacob makes Joseph promise to take him out of Egypt when he dies and bury…

Genesis Chapter 46

Jul 17, 2012  |  Genesis, Old Testament  |  No Comments

God is with Israel as He Goes to Egypt

  • Genesis 46:1 And Israel took his journey with all that he had, and came to Beersheba, and offered sacrifices to the God of his father, Isaac.
  • Genesis…

Genesis Chapters 44-45

Jul 16, 2012  |  Genesis, Old Testament  |  No Comments

Joseph Reveals Himself and God’s Plan to His Brothers

Joseph sent his brothers on their way, but once again had his steward place the silver in the mouths of their bags and, in Benjamin’s bag,…

Genesis Chapter 43

Jul 13, 2012  |  Genesis, Old Testament  |  No Comments

Lord, open my heart and my mind, that I might see you.

Joseph’s Brothers Return to Egypt with Benjamin

After they had used all the grain they had purchased in Egypt, Israel told the brothers to…

Genesis Chapter 42

Jul 11, 2012  |  Genesis, Old Testament  |  No Comments

Joseph is Reunited with his Brothers

Jacob sends his remaining sons, except Benjamin, to Egypt to buy grain, so they would live and not die. When they arrive, they go before Joseph to buy grain…

Genesis Chapter 41

Jul 10, 2012  |  Genesis, Old Testament  |  No Comments

God Reveals Coming Famine to Pharaoh through a Dream

Two years after interpreting the dreams of the baker and cup bearer, Pharaoh has two disturbing dreams that cannot be interpreted by his court.  The cup…

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