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Genesis 46-47, Part 3

May 23, 2012
In Genesis 47, Jacob and his family settle in the land of Goshen. We see that God blessed Pharaoh because he blessed Israel. Later, God would curse another Pharaoh because he dealt harshly with Israel.
References: Genesis 46

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God promised Jacob that a great nation would come from him. And from the 70 people who went to Egypt, over two million returned to the land of Canaan under Moses 400 years later.
May 22, 2012
Joseph never stopped trusting in God's faithfulness. As we see when Joseph and Jacob are reunited, we must view all of life's challenges through the lens of God's sovereignty.
May 21, 2012
Genuine forgiveness doesn't parade people's sins in front of them. When Joseph forgave his brothers, he told them not to grieve or be angry with themselves, but to see that God was in control of everything.
May 18, 2012
When Judah was pleading for mercy for his brother Benjamin, Joseph knew he had changed. He was no longer a jealous man, but was sticking up for his father’s favorite son.
May 17, 2012
Joseph always saw life's difficulties through the filter of God's sovereignty. His vertical relationship with the Lord equipped him to restore his horizontal relationships with his brothers.
May 16, 2012
Joseph wanted to see what his brothers would do if the youngest, Benjamin, was in danger. So he tested them by hiding his silver cup in Benjamin’s belongings, and then threatening to make Benjamin a slave.
May 15, 2012
Jacob was reluctant to send his youngest son to Egypt because he was still mourning the loss of Joseph. But Judah offered to take the blame if anything happened to Benjamin.
May 14, 2012
Retaliation is the natural response when you deal with difficult people. But when Joseph was placed in a powerful position, he chose a different path.
May 11, 2012
The theme of Genesis 42 is forgiveness. Joseph knew that his brothers were scoundrels, but he tested them to see if they had changed. He accused them of being spies, and he held one of them hostage.
May 10, 2012
When Jacob sent his sons to Egypt to buy food, they ended up standing before Joseph, their brother. Joseph recognized them, but they didn’t know him. It had been 20 years since they sold him into slavery.
May 9, 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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