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…

Genesis Chapter 40

Jul 9, 2012  |  Genesis, Old Testament  |  No Comments

The Subtle Working of God

While in prison, Joseph is put in charge of Pharaoh’s Chief Cup Bearer and Baker.  Some time into their captivity, they each have a dream. While attending the Cup Bearer,…

Genesis Chapter 39

Jul 5, 2012  |  Genesis, Old Testament  |  No Comments

The Lord is with Joseph in his Captivity

This passage takes place in Egypt, where Joseph is taken after his brothers sold him to Ishmaelites, who in turn sell him to Potiphar, an official of…

Genesis Chapter 38

Jul 2, 2012  |  Genesis, Old Testament  |  No Comments

Judah and his Sons

Background: Judah left his brothers and married a Canaanite woman who bore him three sons. He arranged for his eldest son to marry a Canaanite woman named Tamar.

  • Genesis 38:7 And Er,…

Genesis 36-37

Jun 29, 2012  |  Genesis, Old Testament  |  No Comments

God Speaks to Joseph Through his Dreams

  • Genesis 37:5-7 And Joseph had a dream, and he told it to his brothers, and they hated him even more for it. And he said to them: “Listen…

Genesis Chapters 33-35

Jun 28, 2012  |  Genesis, Old Testament  |  No Comments

God Leads Israel Back to Bethel

  • Chapters 33-34 make no real mention of God, other than Israel acknowledging God’s generosity to him in 33:11.  Israel briefly reconciles with Esau, but then buys a plot of…