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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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February 1, 2018: Day 38 – Genesis 38

The Bible can be quite graphic.  There are certain parts that I want to say: TMI!  We hear about Judah, who if you remember was the primary player in selling Joseph into slavery.  His family seems quite dysfunctional.  The Lord … Continue reading

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January 31, 2018: Day 37 – Genesis 37

So now we begin the story of Joseph.  It is the most powerful story in all of Scripture next to the one of our Savior Jesus Christ.  At least that is my take on it.  We are currently studying in … Continue reading

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January 30, 2018: Day 36 – Genesis 36

This begins a long series of begats which we don’t normally find in Genesis, but find a lot more of in Numbers.   But isn’t it interesting that we get so much detail about Esau who is not even the one … Continue reading

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January 29, 2018: Day 35 – Genesis 35

A lot happens in this chapter.  You find the journey of Jacob that takes place, and you see how God has blessed him and goes with him wherever he goes.  You see that for a second time God changes his … Continue reading

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January 28, 2018: Day 34 – Genesis 34

So when we get to Joseph we can’t lose sight of this story of Dinah and her brothers.  Remember, Joseph was also one of her brothers, but he does not figure in at all in this story.  Notice how Jacob … Continue reading

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January 27, 2018: Day 33 – Genesis 33

The meeting between Esau and Israel/Jacob takes place.  Now, you wouldn’t know it, but Jacob had his name changed last chapter to Israel, but he is still called Jacob in this chapter, and I’m not really sure why.  So, the … Continue reading

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January 26, 2018: Day 32 – Genesis 32

I just get the feeling that Jacob is a bit of a coward after reading this chapter.  He is commanded by God to go back to his home country, but the problem is that his brother, Esau, the one whom … Continue reading

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January 25, 2018: Day 31 – Genesis 31

The set up for Jacob running away from his father-in-law is interesting.  Do you notice that he calls out to Rachel and Leah and asks them to meet him in the fields?  It was probably the only  place where the … Continue reading

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