Tag archive: Genesis

Powerful Persuasion

Powerful Persuasion

We often underestimate the influence a group of people can have on an individual. Genesis 37:25-36 Reference: “Come, let’s sell him to the Ishmaelites and not lay our hands on him; after all, he is our brother, our own flesh and blood.” His brothers agreed.” ‭‭Genesis‬ ‭37:27‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: Peer group pressure is a powerful…

Good and Bad

Good and Bad

We feel like we spend our whole day congratulating good behaviour or setting consequences for bad behaviour. Genesis 37:12-24 Reference: “and Israel said to Joseph, “As you know, your brothers are grazing the flocks near Shechem. Come, I am going to send you to them.” “Very well,” he replied.” Genesis‬ ‭37:13‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: From an…

Joseph and his Technicoloured Dream Coat

Joseph and his Technicoloured Dream Coat

It seems that Joseph was actually a bit of a prat. Genesis 37:1-11 Reference: “Joseph had a dream, and when he told it to his brothers, they hated him all the more.” Genesis‬ ‭37:5‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: Joseph and his Technicoloured Dream Coat is one of the most well known musicals. The way it retells an…

Let Me Tell You About Me

Let Me Tell You About Me

So many use Facebook as one continual stream of bragging. Genesis 36:1-43 Reference: “Magdiel and Iram. These were the chiefs of Edom, according to their settlements in the land they occupied. This is the family line of Esau, the father of the Edomites.” Genesis‬ ‭36:43‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: I was recently searching through Facebook trying to…

Click Your Heels Three Times

Click Your Heels Three Times

She had found her way home but she would never see it in the same light again. Genesis 35:16-29 Reference: “Jacob came home to his father Isaac in Mamre, near Kiriath Arba (that is, Hebron), where Abraham and Isaac had stayed.” ‭‭Genesis‬ ‭35:27‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz said it perfectly, “There’s…

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