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Joseph’s Family Comes to Egypt

Joseph's Family Comes to Egypt Genesis 42:1—46:7 Joseph is second-in-charge of Egypt—Vice-Pharaoh. The land had just recently undergone seven years of great abundance and was now just a little into the seven years of severe famine....

Joseph’s Slavery Ends

Joseph's Slavery Ends Genesis 41:1-57 Joseph's life has been a wild roller coaster ride—up and down, up and down, loopy loop. Will things ever work out for the man the Lord has favor on? Two full...

Joseph’s Slavery in Jail

Joseph's Slavery in Jail Genesis 39:20—40:23 Joseph just cannot catch a break! His brothers threw him in a well and sold him as a slave, was elevated to "head" slave only to be demoted to bottom-of-the-totem-pole...

Joseph’s Slavery at Potiphar’s House

Joseph's Slavery at Potiphar's House Genesis 39:1-20 Joseph is stuck in slavery. How would you be feeling? Your brothers hated you so much that they threw you into a pit and sold you off to some...

Joseph’s Journey to Slavery

Joseph's Journey to Slavery Genesis 37:1-36 Jacob was third in line from the promise of God. The first was Abraham who the Lord told would have descendants as many as the sand on the seashore and...

Jacob Goes Back to the Land and Wrestles

Jacob Goes Back to the Land and Wrestles Genesis 31:1—33:20; 35:1-15 I wonder if deception is a theme in the life of Jacob? It seems to crop up a lot in the biblical stories about him....

Jacob’s Dream and Marriage

Jacob's Dream and Marriage Genesis 29:1— 30:24 Esau is after Jacob. If everything that was rightfully yours was stolen from you, you'd be pretty upset. Jacob had lied and deceived and tricked his father, Isaac, into...

Jacob and His Brother Esau

Jacob and His Brother Esau Genesis 25:19-34; 27:1-41 Isaac and Rebekah were married when Isaac was forty years old. Rebekah, however, was not able to have children "because she was barren" (Gen 25:21). Isaac prayed to...

Isaac Marries Rebekah

Isaac Marries Rebekah Genesis 24:1-67 Abraham was getting very old and his son Isaac did not have a wife. So, Abraham sent a servant on a mission to find Isaac a mate. Abraham was very specific:...

Sacrifice of Isaac

Sacrifice of Isaac Genesis 22:1-19 "Some time later God tested Abraham. He said to him, 'Abraham!' 'Here I am,' he replied. "God said, 'Take your son, your only son, Isaac, whom you love, and go to the region...

Birth of Isaac

Birth of Isaac Genesis 21:1-21 This story is very simple, yet extremely powerful. Abraham and Sarah had a son and they named him Isaac. While that may seem very normal and uneventful, let me fill you...

Sodom and Gomorrah

Sodom and Gomorrah Genesis 18:1—19:29 One day while Abraham was sitting at the entrance to his tent in the heat of the day, he saw three men standing nearby. He went to them humbly and asked...

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