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Is Joseph trying to preserve them or is he being a control freak? Genesis 47.

Genesis 47

Prelude:

“The story has a classic “U” shaped design, moving from a pastoral scene of familial prosperity, through an extended period of adversity and disintegration of the family unit, to a climax of restoration and reuniting of the family unit that result in a greater position of prosperity than when the story began.” Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Commentary… 4,303 more words

Genesis

Sinners In The Hands of a Merciful God

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about realizing that God isn’t mad at me, and He doesn’t hold it against me, that I got myself into a situation where I’m being held back from doing things I could be doing.  431 more words

Life

Rebranding Monday

Mondays suck, amiright?

They’re the restart of the inescapable cycle – work, home, sleep, pray for the weekend to come quicker than last week.

Monday is in some serious need of rebranding. 121 more words

Wanderings

Too Many Labels

There’s one in each of my shirts. Everyone at work has one. There must be ten thousand at my grocery store, even on the fruit. Animals and humans have them; even rocks and trees. 658 more words

Trust

Among the Sheaves - Ruth 2:7-9

Ruth 2:7-9 – And she said, I pray you, let me glean and gather after the reapers among the sheaves: so she came, and hath continued even from the morning until now, that she tarried a little in the house. 631 more words

Devotion

August 29th- those who are greedy will not simply be satisfied with acquiring wealth from others by whatever means they can,

Amos 1: 6 Thus says the LORD,
“For three transgressions of
Israel and for four I will not revoke its punishment,
Because they sell the righteous for money… 1,501 more words

Discernment