A Study of Joseph – Joseph/Jesus parallels continued

As we look further into the parallels between the lives of Joseph and Jesus, I am continually amazed at how Joseph maintains his faith and trust in God. Unlike Jesus, who knew how the events of His earthly life would unfold, Joseph simply trusted God and faithfully served, no matter his circumstances. How different would … Continue reading A Study of Joseph – Joseph/Jesus parallels continued

A Study of Joseph – Steadfast and Strong

As the scene shifts to Egypt, things look extremely bleak for Joseph. Sold into slavery and now being taken into a foreign land, Joseph's future isn't looking to bright. I would encourage you to read Genesis 39 and as you do, notice that in every trial that comes to Joseph, he stays steadfast and strong … Continue reading A Study of Joseph – Steadfast and Strong

A Study of Joseph – Follow Up to Meant for Evil

In looking again at my post Meant for Evil, I felt compelled to make a couple more observations. Again, this passage of scripture is Genesis 37:12-36. Principles 1. It's important to be in touch with our children's feelings. 2. We must not allow self-obsession to cause us to put our children on a performance standard. … Continue reading A Study of Joseph – Follow Up to Meant for Evil

A Study of Joseph – Deception

Joseph's story doesn't start when we first meet him at age 17. To truly understand Joseph's story, you must start with his grandfather Isaac. If you have never heard the story of Isaac, here's a snippet to help you understand Joseph's life a little more. As Isaac was facing death, he sent for his oldest … Continue reading A Study of Joseph – Deception