Yearly Archives: 2018

February 11, 2018: Day 48 – Genesis 48

Here we find the blessing of the sons of Joseph by Jacob.  We read that Joseph hears that his father is ill so he goes too see him and brings his boys along too.  It seems like this is the … Continue reading

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February 10, 2018: Day 47 – Genesis 47

Pharaoh himself gets to meet the family of Joseph.  He meets 5 of the brothers and they answer exactly as he commended them to do.  They tell Pharaoh that they are shepherds and as a result the king of the … Continue reading

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February 9, 2018: Day 46 – Genesis 46

Jacob makes the trip to Egypt and brings along with him all of his family and his livestock.  He is carried to Egypt in the chariots and wagons that were provided by the Egyptians.  The Egyptians knew how to make … Continue reading

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February 8, 2018: Day 45 – Genesis 45

The great reveal happens in this chapter.  Joseph has had enough of the intrigue and must let his brothers know that he is still alive.  He sends everyone out of the room and reveals himself to them.  They are dismayed.  … Continue reading

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February 7, 2018: Day 44 – Genesis 44

Judah here becomes a type of Christ with an unsolicited request that Joseph take his life as a slave instead of his youngest brother, Benjamin.  The twists of this story continue, with Joseph pulling all of the strings.  He loads … Continue reading

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February 6, 2018: Day 43 – Genesis 43

This is a bit of a strange feast, but one that will have significance in the chapters to come.  Jacob agrees to send Benjamin down, but only with the assurances of Judah.  Remember, it was Judah who was trying to … Continue reading

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February 5, 2018: Day 42 – Genesis 42

Now we see a side of Joseph that we really haven’t seen before.  We see a Joseph who is totally in charge and in control and is able to do whatever he wants to his brothers.  Notice that in vs. … Continue reading

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February 4, 2018: Day 41 – Genesis 41

The wisdom of Joseph and his ability to understand God’s presence in his life and take advantage of that is outstanding.  Pharaoh has a dream and the cupbearer finally remembers Joseph.  As a result he is called in to see … Continue reading

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February 3, 2018: Day 40 – Genesis 40

So we are back to dreams and the importance that dreams play in Scripture, especially dreams that are able to be interpreted.  Keep in mind Joseph himself is a dreamer and God has already revealed to him in a dream … Continue reading

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February 2, 2018: Day 39 – Genesis 39

The ongoing theme in the story of Joseph is that whatever is in his care, prospers.  We find that happen within the house of Potiphar, to the point where his wife wants to spend some quality time with Joseph.  But … Continue reading

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