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Genesis 38-39, Part 1

April 27, 2012
The contrast between Joseph and his brothers is great. Joseph had integrity; his brothers were immoral. Yet through it all, God used the most unlikely people to bring the Messiah into the world.
References: Genesis 38

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Joseph’s brothers remembered his dream, and they tried to keep it from being fulfilled. At first they wanted to kill him, but then they decided to sell him into slavery so they could make a profit.
April 26, 2012
Jacob loved Joseph more than all his children. Joseph’s brothers knew that, and they hated him for it. And Joseph’s amazing dreams got him into trouble with them.
April 25, 2012
Jacob's preferential treatment backfired when his favorite son, Joseph, ended up at the bottom of a cistern, and then was sold into slavery. But God was still faithful, and His providential hand redeemed the situation.
April 24, 2012
Joseph the patriarch and Jesus Christ have many things in common. In Egypt, Joseph’s brothers had to bow to him, and in the end, every knee will bow to Jesus Christ.
April 23, 2012
Joseph in the Old Testament is similar in many ways to Jesus Christ. Joseph was falsely accused by Potiphar’s wife; Jesus was falsely accused of crimes against Rome.
April 20, 2012
The character of Joseph has many similarities to Jesus Christ. Joseph was uniquely loved by his father Jacob; at Jesus’ baptism, God said, “This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.”
April 19, 2012
God restored the family of Jacob, and He caused all Jacob’s enemies to be at peace with Him. When God restores, He always seeks to bring us to the highest level. We are the ones who settle for less.
April 18, 2012
The revival in Genesis 35 is the first one recorded in the Bible. It begins with Jacob and spreads to the rest of his family. We should remember that God initiates revival.
April 17, 2012
After the terrible events of Genesis 34, Genesis 35 tells of a return to the Lord by the house of Jacob. We all have a nature toward sin, but we serve a God of second chances.
April 16, 2012
The sons of Jacob exact a terrible vengeance for the rape of their sister. They kill all of the men in the city, and they take all the livestock, and the women and children.
April 13, 2012
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Study through the Bible verse by verse. Host Skip Heitzig is senior pastor of Calvary Albuquerque, located in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

About Skip Heitzig

Skip Heitzig ministers to over 15,000 people as senior pastor of Calvary Albuquerque. He reaches out to thousands across the nation and throughout the world through his multimedia ministry. He is the author of several books including The Bible from 30,000 Feet, Defying Normal, You Can Understand the Book of Revelation, and How to Study the Bible and Enjoy It. He has also published over two dozen booklets in the Lifestyle series, covering aspects of Christian living. He serves on several boards, including Samaritan's Purse and Harvest.

Skip and his wife, Lenya, and son and daughter-in-law, Nathan and Janaé, live in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Skip and Lenya are the proud grandparents of Seth Nathaniel and Kaydence Joy.

 

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