Joseph's Family Comes to Egypt
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 in Jail
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...
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
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...
Sacrifice of Isaac
"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
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...