Tag archive: Genesis

Knee-Jerk Reaction

Knee-Jerk Reaction

Our first emotions are not always the best ones to base our actions off Genesis 42:25-38 Reference: “Their father Jacob said to them, “You have deprived me of my children. Joseph is no more and Simeon is no more, and now you want to take Benjamin. Everything is against me!”” Genesis‬ ‭42:36‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: When…

The Negative Consequences

The Negative Consequences

When there’s been bad behaviour I can’t reward them Genesis 42:6-24 Reference: “He turned away from them and began to weep, but then came back and spoke to them again. He had Simeon taken from them and bound before their eyes.” ‭‭Genesis‬ ‭42:24‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: I love to give my boys special things. One of…

Need For Change

Need For Change

I have to admit that I have, on occasion, acted quite stupidly Genesis 42:1-5 Reference: “When Jacob learned that there was grain in Egypt, he said to his sons, “Why do you just keep looking at each other?”” ‭‭Genesis‬ ‭42:1‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: Someone recently told me the definition of stupidity is doing the same thing…

The Change One Day Can Make

The Change One Day Can Make

In just over 24 hours my whole world view had been totally transformed. Genesis 41:41-57 Reference: “Then Pharaoh took his signet ring from his finger and put it on Joseph’s finger. He dressed him in robes of fine linen and put a gold chain around his neck.” ‭Genesis‬ ‭41:42‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: I recently went on…

Cooking Without Recipes

Cooking Without Recipes

I can make a meal even better by drawing from my cooking wisdom and previous experience. Genesis 41:8-40 Reference: “And now let Pharaoh look for a discerning and wise man and put him in charge of the land of Egypt.” Genesis‬ ‭41:33‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: I find cooking meals which are familiar to me is quite easy….

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