Tag Archives: Joseph

September 27, 2020, Genesis 45:1-8, 10-15; ISSL Reflections Post 3

VI.With our reflections this week, we come to an end with this journey with Joseph. We have looked at several scenes from this life that we find in following Scriptures – Genesis 37:2–11, 23–24a, 28https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Genesis+37%3A2%E2%80%9311%2C+23%E2%80%9324a%2C+28&version=NRSV Genesis 41:25–33, 37–40, 50–52https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Genesis+41%3A25%E2%80%9333%2C+37%E2%80%9340%2C+50%E2%80%9352%09&version=NRSV Genesis … Continue reading

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September 27, 2020, Genesis 45:1-8, 10-15; ISSL Reflections Post 2

You can find three translations of this week’s Scripture at –https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Genesis%2045%3A1-8%2C%2010-15&version=NRSV;CEB;NIV IV.Did you take time to explore the passage as I suggested in my last post? Taking time with the passage to pay attention to what captures you most deeply? … Continue reading

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September 27, 2020, Genesis 45:1-8, 10-15; ISSL Reflections Post 1

I.With this week’s reading we come to an end of our journey with Joseph and his brothers for now. This week we read of another reunion. And this reunion goes very differently than what we read last week. I invite … Continue reading

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September 20, 2020, Genesis 42:6–25; ISSL Reflections Post 3

You can find this week’s Scripture at –https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Genesis%2042%3A6-25&version=NRSV,ESV VII.We have been watching Joseph and his brothers this week. Do you think you have gotten to know any of them better this week? Joseph? Reuben? Simeon? What stands out to you … Continue reading

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September 20, 2020, Genesis 42:6-25; ISSL Reflections Post 2

You can find this week’s Scripture at –https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Genesis%2042%3A6-25&version=NRSV,ESV IV.My intention in offering these reflections has not been to present historical, cultural, linguistic or textual background. Rather, my hope is that the questions and thoughts I offer, help you to encounter … Continue reading

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September 13, 2020 – Genesis 41:25-33, 37-40, 50-52; ISSL Reflections, Post 3

This week’s Scripture – https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Genesis%2041%3A25-33%2C%2037-40%2C%2050-52&version=NRSV,CEB VI.The passage for this week begins, “Then Joseph said to Pharaoh, ‘Pharaoh’s dreams are one and the same; God has revealed to Pharaoh what he is about to do.’” (Genesis 41:25) Notice the connecting word, … Continue reading

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September 13, 2020, Genesis 41:25-33, 37-40, 50-52; ISSL Reflections, Post 2

Here is a link to Scriptures –https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Genesis%2041%3A25-33%2C%2037-40%2C%2050-52&version=NRSV,CEB IV.I asked the other day how you might contrast the youthful Joseph we read of last week and the Joseph we find this week in Pharaoh’s court. So, in a sentence or two, … Continue reading

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September 13, 2020 – Genesis 41:25-33, 37-40, 50-52; ISSL Reflections

I.This week’s Scripture jumps over a number of incidents in Joseph’s roller-coaster ride to this occasion in Pharaoh’s presence. Make no mistake it had its ups and downs, but now Joseph is the center of Pharaoh’s attention and very likely … Continue reading

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September 6, 2020, Genesis 37:2–11, 23–24a, 28, ISSL Reflections

I.With today’s reading we begin a new series of lessons This month and for the next two months our theme will be “Love for One Another.” In the first four lessons we will focus on Joseph. With that theme in … Continue reading

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