Monthly Archives: March 2021

Sunday March 21, 2021 – The Old Testament is such a gift to us

1 Corinthians 10:6,11  these things occurred as examples to keep us from setting our hearts on evil things as they did.  These things happened to them as examples and were written down as warnings for us, on whom the fulfillment … Continue reading

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Saturday March 20, 2021 – Jacob and Joseph together at last!

Genesis 45:25, 26  So they went up out of Egypt and came to their father Jacob in the land of Canaan.  They told him, “Joseph is still alive!  In fact he is ruler of all Egypt.”  Jacob was stunned; he … Continue reading

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Friday March 19, 2021 – Joseph revealing God’s plan

Genesis 45:3  Joseph said to his brothers, “I am Joseph! Is my father still living?” But his brothers were not able to answer him, because they were terrified at his presence. What an amazing moment this is!  Joseph’s brothers didn’t … Continue reading

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Thursday March 18, 2021 – Joseph recognizes his brothers

Genesis 42:21-24a  21 They said to one another, “Surely we are being punished because of our brother. We saw how distressed he was when he pleaded with us for his life, but we would not listen; that’s why this distress has come … Continue reading

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Tuesday March 17, 2020 – A stellar example of rightly responding to offense!

Genesis 42:6  Now Joseph was the governor of the land, the one who sold grain to all its people. So when Joseph’s brothers arrived, they bowed down to him with their faces to the ground.  Proverbs 18:19a  An offended brother … Continue reading

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Tuesday March 16, 2021 – Why not Benjamin?

Genesis 42:3, 4  Then ten of Joseph’s brothers went down to buy grain from Egypt. 4 But Jacob did not send Benjamin, Joseph’s brother, with the others, because he was afraid that harm might come to him It has been about 8 … Continue reading

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Monday March 15, 2021 – Being ready to walk through the door of opportunity

Genesis 41:38  So Pharaoh asked them, “Can we find anyone like this man, one in whom is the spirit of God?” Joseph has just interpreted Pharaoh’s dreams.  But he’s done more than that.  He has given instructions on what needs … Continue reading

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Sunday March 14, 2021 – Called from a dungeon

Genesis 41:14   So Pharaoh sent for Joseph, and he was quickly brought from the dungeon. When he had shaved and changed his clothes, he came before Pharaoh. It’s clear from scripture that Joseph had favor and responsibility while in prison, … Continue reading

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Friday March 13, 2020 – God’s plan required Joseph to be in prison

Genesis 41:1  When two full years had passed, Pharaoh had a dream. “Did Joseph spend two more years in prison due to a cupbearer’s faulty memory?”  Isn’t that a great question?  A companion question to it is, “Did God intend … Continue reading

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Friday March 12, 2021 – His trust was in God

Genesis 40:23  The chief cupbearer, however, did not remember Joseph; he forgot him. Today’s devotional is special to me because it describes an insight that became clear to me while writing it, regarding Joseph’s response to his experience with the … Continue reading

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