Sermons on Genesis
Letting Go and Looking Forward
Genesis 50: 14-26 14 And Joseph returned into Egypt, he, and his brethren, and all that went up with him to bury his father, after he had buried his father. 15 And when Joseph’s brethren saw that their father was dead, they said, Joseph will peradventure hate us, and will certainly requite us all the evil which we did unto him.
Living Out Our Lives
Genesis 47-48 1 And it came to pass after these things, that one told Joseph, Behold, thy father is sick: and he took with him his two sons, Manasseh and Ephraim. 2 And one told Jacob, and said, Behold, thy son Joseph cometh unto thee: and Israel strengthened himself, and sat upon the bed.
The Great Reunion
Genesis 45-47 28 And Israel said, It is enough; Joseph my son is yet alive: I will go and see him before I die.
Revealing More Than Your Name
Genesis 45: 1-11 1 Then Joseph could not refrain himself before all them that stood by him; and he cried, Cause every man to go out from me. And there stood no man with him, while Joseph made himself known unto his brethren. 2 And he wept* aloud: and the Egyptians and the house of Pharaoh heard*.
The Fruit of Testing
Genesis 45 1 Then Joseph could not refrain himself before all them that stood by him; and he cried, Cause every man to go out from me. And there stood no man with him, while Joseph made himself known unto his brethren. 2 And he wept* aloud: and the Egyptians and the house of Pharaoh heard*.
The Issues of Life That Won’t Let Go
Genesis 42 1 Now when Jacob saw that there was corn in Egypt, Jacob said unto his sons, Why do ye look one upon another? 2 And he said, Behold, I have heard that there is corn in Egypt: get you down thither, and buy for us from thence; that we may live, and not die.
It’s All Coming Together
Genesis 41 1 And it came to pass at the end of two full years, that Pharaoh dreamed: and, behold, he stood by the river. 2 And, behold, there came up out of the river seven well favoured kine and fatfleshed*; and they fed in a meadow.
Deserted or Destined
Genesis 39: 20-23 20 And Joseph’s master took him, and put him into the prison*, a place where the king’s prisoners were bound: and he was there in the prison*. 21 But the LORD was with Joseph, and shewed him mercy, and gave him favour in the sight of the keeper of the prison*.
Temptations, Troubles, and Triumphs
Genesis 39: 7-20 7 And it came to pass after these things, that his master’s wife cast her eyes upon Joseph; and she said, Lie with me. 8 But he refused, and said unto his master’s wife, Behold, my master wotteth not what is with me in the house, and he hath committed all that he hath to my hand;
Overcoming the Obstacles of Life
Genesis 34: 1-11 1 And Jacob dwelt in the land wherein his father was a stranger, in the land of Canaan. 2 These are the generations of Jacob. Joseph, being seventeen* years old, was feeding the flock with his brethren; and the lad was with the sons of Bilhah, and with the sons of Zilpah, his father’s wives: and Joseph brought unto his father their evil report.