Tag: Genesis

  • The Patriarchs Recap

    The Patriarchs Recap

    We just wrapped up following Abraham and his descendants to the Promised Land. God made three promises to Abraham – land, dynasty, and a worldwide blessing. – which was made with a covenant with him. It has been said that the Lord will write straight with crooked lines as he is revealing his will to […]

  • Day 26 – God Responds to Job

    Day 26 – God Responds to Job

    Genesis 49 1 Jacob called his sons and said, ‘Gather round, so that I can tell you what is in store for you in the final days. 2 Gather round, sons of Jacob, and listen; listen to Israel your father. 3 Reuben, you are my first-born, my vigour, and the first-fruit of my manhood, foremost in pride, foremost […]

  • Day 25 – Job’s Questioning

    Day 25 – Job’s Questioning

    Genesis 47 1 So Joseph went and told Pharaoh, ‘My father and brothers have arrived from Canaan with their flocks and cattle and all their possessions. Here they are, in the region of Goshen.’ 2 He had taken five of his brothers, and he now presented them to Pharaoh. 3 Pharaoh asked his brothers, ‘What is your occupation?’ and they […]

  • Day 24 – Tears of Joy

    Day 24 – Tears of Joy

    Genesis 45 1 Then Joseph could not control his feelings in front of all his retainers, and he exclaimed, ‘Let everyone leave me.’ No one therefore was present with him while Joseph made himself known to his brothers, 2 but he wept so loudly that all the Egyptians heard, and the news reached Pharaoh’s palace. 3 Joseph said to his brothers, ‘I […]

  • Day 23 – Judah Changes

    Day 23 – Judah Changes

    Genesis 43 1 But the famine in the country grew worse, 2 and when they had finished eating the supplies which they had brought from Egypt their father said to them, ‘Go back and get us a little food.’ 3 ‘But’, Judah replied, ‘the man expressly warned us, “You will not be admitted to my presence unless your brother is with you.” 4 If you […]

  • Day 22 – Go to Joseph

    Day 22 – Go to Joseph

    Genesis 41 1 Two years later it happened that Pharaoh had a dream: there he was, standing by the Nile, 2 and there, coming up from the Nile, were seven cows, sleek and fat, and they began to feed among the rushes. 3 And then seven other cows, wretched and lean, came up from the Nile, behind them; […]

  • Day 21 – Walking with God

    Day 21 – Walking with God

    Genesis 39 1 Now Joseph had been taken down into Egypt. Potiphar the Egyptian, one of Pharaoh’s officials and commander of the guard, bought him from the Ishmaelites who had taken him down there. 2 Yahweh was with Joseph, and everything he undertook was successful. He lodged in the house of his Egyptian master, 3 and when his master saw […]

  • Day 20 – Judah and Tamar

    Day 20 – Judah and Tamar

    Genesis 38 1 It happened at about that time that Judah left his brothers, to go down and settle with a certain Adullamite called Hirah. 2 There Judah saw the daughter of a Canaanite called Shua. He made her his wife and slept with her. 3 She conceived and gave birth to a son whom she named Er. 4 She conceived […]

  • Day 19 – Joseph and His Brothers

    Day 19 – Joseph and His Brothers

    Genesis 37 1 But Jacob settled in the land where his father had stayed, the land of Canaan. 2 This is the story of Joseph. Joseph was seventeen years old. As he was young, he was shepherding the flock with his brothers, with the sons of his father’s wives, Bilhah and Zilpah; and Joseph brought his father bad reports about them. 3 Jacob loved Joseph more […]

  • Day 18 – The Heart of Israel

    Day 18 – The Heart of Israel

    Genesis 35 1 God said to Jacob, ‘Move on, go to Bethel and settle there. Make an altar there for the God who appeared to you when you were fleeing from your brother Esau.’ 2 Jacob said to his family and to all who were with him, ‘Get rid of the foreign gods you have with you; cleanse yourselves, and change your clothes. […]