Category Archives: Joseph

two legacies

two legacies Deuteronomy 33:12-17 (JDV) Deuteronomy 33:12 He said about Benjamin: Yahveh’s cared about one rests securely on him. He shields him all day long, and he rests on his shoulders. Deuteronomy 33:13 He said about Joseph: May his land … Continue reading

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disconnected

Luke 2:5-7 Luk 2:5 He was to be registered there — along with with Mary, who had been legally promised in marriage to him. She was pregnant. Luk 2:6 And while they were there, the days of her pregnancy ended, … Continue reading

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why Joseph went

Luke 2:1-4 Luk 2:1 Those are the days when it happened: a royal command came from Caesar Augustus to register all his economic empire for taxation. Luk 2:2 This registration first happened by order of Quirinius before he was governor … Continue reading

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the God factor

Genesis 50:15-26 15 When Joseph’s brothers realized that their father was dead, they said, “What if Joseph bears a grudge and wants to repay us in full for all the harm we did to him?” 16 So they sent word … Continue reading

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saving Egypt for Pharaoh

Genesis 47:13-26 13 There was no food in all the land, for the famine was very brutal, so that the land of Egypt and the land of Canaan wasted away because of the famine. 14 And Joseph collected all the … Continue reading

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who we belong to

Genesis 47:1-12 1 So Joseph went in and told Pharaoh, “My father and my brothers, with their flocks and herds and all that they have, have come from the land of Canaan. They are now in the land of Goshen.” … Continue reading

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demonstrating his faithfulness

Genesis 46:26 – 34 26 All the souls coming from Jacob who came into Egypt, who came from his own body, not counting Jacob’s sons’ wives, were sixty-six persons in all. 27 And the sons of Joseph, who were born … Continue reading

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this is too much

Genesis 45:16-28 16 Then the report was heard in Pharaoh’s house, “Joseph’s brothers have come,” and it delighted Pharaoh and his servants. 17 And Pharaoh said to Joseph, “Tell your brothers, ‘Do this: load your donkeys and go back to … Continue reading

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seeing the mission

Genesis 45:1-15 1 Then Joseph could no longer restrain himself before all those who stood by him. He cried, “Send everyone away from me.” So no one remained with him when Joseph made himself known to his brothers. 2 And … Continue reading

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facing challenging moments

Genesis 43:27 – 44:5 27 And he asked about their welfare and said, “Is your father well, the old man of whom you spoke? Is he still alive?” 28 They said, “Your servant our father is alright; he is still … Continue reading

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