Genesis 25-30: Jacob (1995)
We share with Jacob the same failings, the same hopes, the same sorrows and the same mistakes. Yet God made something of him!
Genesis 37-50: Joseph (1975, 1976)
Learning valuable lesson as we go along looking at the history of this man of God the means of keeping the Messiah line alive. Like Christ his life is divided into two, Humiliation & Exaltation, Going through many trials ending up in Glory. So, we see that all things work together for good, We see God's word is sure & comes to pass O how wonderful gracious is the Providence of God in the life of this man of God.
Genesis 29:1-35 Love & Marriage. Genesis 30:1-43 Settling down. Genesis 31:1-25 Fallow ground broken up. Genesis 32:1-32 Contradiction & conquest. Genesis 33:1-20 What a let down! Genesis 35:1-29 Back to Bethel. Genesis 45:16-46:7 A godly man's experience. Genesis 46:1-6,26-30 Growing old with God. Genesis 49:1-28 What words! Genesis 49:29-50:14 Home - at last! Genesis 37:1-11 Intro to the book & Joseph, seeing his good character Genesis 37:12-36 The ten brothers Plot against Joseph Genesis 39:1-20 Times are hard but God's with Joseph & God's at work bring about His purposes Genesis 39:21-40:23 Joseph a trust worthy man working for God & how God's providence bring to pass God's purpose in God's time. Genesis 41:1-45 Pharaoh's dreams, Joseph interprets & is exalted, for all thing works out for the good of Gods people Genesis 41:46-42:9 Joseph a faithful man of God makes preparation for the future famine (Nothing is permanent in this life) Genesis 42:9-38 Joseph is not a perfect or sinless man, he had his faults & calls his brothers spies Genesis 43:1-25 Jacob send his sons & Benjamin to Egypt for food & their hospitable reception by Joseph Genesis 43:26-44:34 The brothers bow down to Joseph, His dreams fulfilled, for God’s word is sure. Genesis 45:1-15 Joseph forgives his repentant brothers & reviles himself to them Genesis 45:16-46:7 Pharaoh commands to send for Jacob & the family to be brought to Egypt Genesis 46:8-30 The details of all Jacobs children who came to Goshen in Egypt rejoicing. Genesis 46:31-47:12 Joseph welcomes all his family with no resentment & he was not ashamed of them Genesis 47:13-31 What happened when the famine began to bite & the promise Joseph gave Jacob Genesis 48:1-22 Men of God die, here are Jacob’s dying words & Joseph’s sons are blessed Genesis 50:1-26 Jacob’s funeral, Joseph prophesies the return to Canaan, Josephs death.