Genesis 41:37-46 “Thou shalt be over my house, and according unto thy word shall all my people be ruled…” (Genesis 41:40) Joseph interpreted the dreams of Pharaoh to be seven years of plenty and seven years of famine. Then Joseph instructed Pharaoh … [Read more...]
Genesis means “beginning” or “origin.” The Book of Genesis begins with God. The first Book of the Bible unfolds the story of the beginning of the world, of human history, of family, of civilization, of salvation. It shows the tragedy and consequences of sin; and the promise and assurance of salvation. It is the story of God’s Purpose and Plan for His People.
Genesis 41:9-13 “…I do remember my faults this day.” (Genesis 41:9) How important are our words? Read Matthew 12:36-37, especially Matthew 12:37, “For by thy words thou shalt be justified, and by thy words thou shalt be condemned.” James tells us … [Read more...]
Genesis 39:1-6, 21-23 “But the LORD was with Joseph, and shewed him mercy, and gave him favour in the sight of the keeper of the prison.” (Genesis 39:21) Joseph’s life took a drastic turn at the age of seventeen because of the envy and jealousy of … [Read more...]
Genesis 37:3-4 Israel, or Jacob, loved Joseph more than all his other children. This love was manifested by Jacob making Joseph a coat of (many) colors. Genesis 37:4 says, “when his brethren saw that their father loved him more than all his … [Read more...]
Text: Genesis 39:10-20 In Genesis 39:5-6, Potiphar had made Joseph (son of Jacob, now Potiphar’s slave) the overseer in his house and field. There were no servants in a higher position than Joseph. The reason Potiphar had raised up Joseph above … [Read more...]
Rewards as a Profitable Servant Text: Genesis 39:4-6 “And Joseph found grace (favor) in his (Potiphar’s) sight… that the LORD blessed the Egyptian's house for Joseph's sake...” (Genesis 39:4-5) To find grace in the master’s sight is to find favor … [Read more...]