Genesis 50:1-26

Genesis 50:1-26 Genesis 50:1-26 Genesis 50:1-3 – Joseph fell upon his father after he died and wept. Joseph no doubt believed firmly in the resurrection but the loss of a loved one still engenders deep sorrow. The day is coming when according to the Scriptures...

Genesis 49:1-33

Genesis 49:1-33 Genesis 49:1-33 Genesis 49:1-2 – This chapter begins one of the most interesting and significant portions of Scripture. It is a prophetic picture of events that will unfold in the nation of Israel through the sons of Jacob. It is similar in scope...

Genesis 48:1-22

Genesis 48:1-22 Genesis 48:1-22 Genesis 48:1-4 – Jacob’s servant sensing that his death was near called for his son Joseph to come to his side. Joseph came with his two sons that they too might be with their grandfather in his last days. The other sons no doubt...

Genesis 47:1-31

Genesis 47:1-31 Genesis 47:1-31 Genesis 47:1-6 – Joseph could not assign the land of Goshen to his family unless Pharaoh gave his blessing. So he took some of his brothers and came before Pharaoh. Joseph explains that his family has come and that they are...

Genesis 45:1-28

Genesis 45:1-28 Genesis 45:1-28 Genesis 45:1-3 – Joseph is overcome with emotion as he realizes that his brothers truly have repented of the harm that they did him, and their father Jacob. He further sees that they would be willing to exchange their lives for...

Genesis 44:1-34

Genesis 44:1-34 Genesis 44:1-34 Genesis 44:1-6 – Joseph had his servants load up their bags with as much food as possible and put their money back in their sacks. He also put his own personal drinking cup in the sack of Benjamin. When they had left Joseph sent...