Tag archive: Joseph

Joseph’s Will

Joseph's Will

As I draw to a close in reading of Joseph’s life in Genesis, Brian Houston’s words ring true. Genesis 43:1-34 Reference: “They replied, “Your servant our father is still alive and well.” And they bowed down, prostrating themselves before him.” ‭‭Genesis‬ ‭43:28‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: I’ve been reading through Joseph’s story for a week or so…

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…

You’ve Got Something In Your Teeth

You’ve Got Something In Your Teeth

Some people will tell them straight away. Matthew 1:1-25 Reference: v.19 Because Joseph her husband was faithful to the law, and yet did not want to expose her to public disgrace, he had in mind to divorce her quietly. (TNIV Bible) Explore: I always feel embarrassed for people when I notice they have something stuck…

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