Success in the Trial: What Makes the Servant Profitable? Text: Genesis 39:1-6 “… and he (Joseph) served him (Potiphar) …” (Genesis 39:4) Joseph had been sold into slavery by his brothers (Genesis 37). Joseph was now a slave in the house of … [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.
Tokens of Success in the Valley Text: Genesis 39:1-6 Many times when God’s Children are placed in adverse circumstances, wherein they are in a servant’s position, they cannot see the key to success in their bonds. Their first response is in a … [Read more...]
Test: Genesis 38 This is a sad page in the history of the sons of Jacob. This chapter contains a vow made and subsequently broken; and the deceit that followed in the wake of the broken vow. The Background Genesis 38 looks at the story of Judah … [Read more...]
Text: Genesis 37:18-36; Proverbs 19:21 A soldier in the US Military who refuses to fight on the front line of the battlefield is called a coward. There is no place on the battlefield for the soldier who is a coward, one who will go “Only … [Read more...]
Text: Genesis 37:1-36 The story of Joseph begins with him being a dreamer. However, his dreams – which projected his rulership at some point in the future over his family – became a source of rebuke by his father Jacob, and a source of hatred by … [Read more...]
“Lest there be any fornicator, or profane person, as Esau, who for one morsel of meat sold his birthright.” (Hebrews 12:16) “For ye know how that afterward, when he would have inherited the blessing, he was rejected: for he found no place of … [Read more...]