Joseph’s story started with going out with his brothers and being left in a pit. Now, approximately 22 years later, Joseph and his family are reunited. Will Joseph use his position of power to punish his brothers or will he show them mercy, grace and love?
After interpreting the dreams of the baker and the cupbearer, Joseph was hopeful his freedom would soon follow. Well, it didn’t. After TWO MORE YEARS in prison, he is now called to interpret Pharoah’s dreams. What would GOD show Joseph through these dreams? And how would Pharoah respond to Joseph’s word from GOD?
There’s a quote from Jason Robard’s character, Frank Buckman in the 80s movie Parenthood, that’s been on my mind a lot lately. He says, speaking of parenting, “There is no end zone. You never cross the goal line, spike the ball and do your touchdown dance. Never.” When my children were young I couldn’t appreciate the weight of that simple analogy. Years later, those words have crashed into my soul with the power of a tsunami, time and time again.
Found faithful, but in prison again, dreams become part of Joseph’s reality. Except this time, it’s a butler and a baker that have dreams that will change everything… eventually.
From being in charge of everything to being thrown into another “pit” Joseph’s rollercoaster ride continues in the house of Potiphar. Will he give in to temptation, or do what’s right when it could cost him everything?
Now we jump ahead to a teenage Joseph and how his father has labeled him as his favorite! Not only that, but gave him a special, colorful coat that ensured everyone new Joseph was the favorite. This favouritism, coat, and some interesting dreams turned this family jealousy into betrayal!
As we continue through our discussion on Apologetics, we have come to a moment that we all knew would be a great challenge. We discuss the origins of morality & evil and whether or not God can or should stop all evil.
A traditional show of lament, suffering or grief was for the people of Israel (among others) to tear, or rend, their clothing. It was an outward sign of what was going on in their hearts […]
There are many big challenges in the world and in our lives today. Does JESUS really have time for the “little things” in our lives?
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