ARCHIVE June, 2019

Joseph and the False Accusation

Joseph—he was trying to do everything right.  He tried avoidance, reason, diplomacy, theology, and escape.  He didn’t expect false accusation as the result of his fleeing the scene of Potiphar’s wife’s unwelcome advances. Genesis 39:13 When she saw that he had left his cloak in her hand and had run out of the house, 14 […]

June 16, 2019 in Chapel Worship/News by

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Joseph and the Nagging Headache

Joseph was contented.  He was a slave but a privileged one because Potiphar clearly saw the blessing and didn’t want to jeopardize it at all.  Joseph lived in his master’s house and had a very good life, for a slave, that is.  Genesis 39:6 “So Potiphar left everything he had in Joseph’s care; with Joseph […]

June 13, 2019 in Articles and Devotionals, Devotionals by

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Joseph and God’s Overflowing Blessing

Fast forward through a chapter of Genesis and we catch up with Joseph far from home.  He was formerly Daddy’s favorite with a coat of authority, but resented by his brothers, and now he’s the slave who had been in the Ishmaelite caravan to be sold a second time, first by family and now by […]

June 6, 2019 in Articles and Devotionals, Devotionals by

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Joseph: When It All Seems Over but It’s Not

A perfectly imperfect plan…ruined!  Reuben had been off somewhere while his brothers were making plans (to foil the plan they didn’t even know existed because Reuben had been keeping it secret).  Genesis 37:29 When Reuben returned to the cistern and saw that Joseph was not there, he tore his clothes. The tearing of his own […]

June 2, 2019 in Articles and Devotionals, Devotionals by

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