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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 20, 2020, Genesis 42:6-25, ISSL Reflections Post 1

I.Here we are with Joseph again, and this time with his brothers also. A Family Reunion . . . or a Confrontation? As you spend time with Joseph and his brothers you could pay attention to any of several things: … Continue reading

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

V.Let’s review this week’s passage regarding Joseph and his family. https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=genesis%2037&version=NRSV,NABRE What do we notice? Joseph’s father (Jacob/Israel) loves Joseph more than his other sons. (37:3) Joseph’s brothers take notice of Jacob’s love for Joseph and “hate” him. Apparently they … Continue reading

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