Joseph has his dream of his brothers and parents bowing down to him and they resent him. The fact that Joseph had a special coat given to him by his father means Jacob had big dreams for him. When Joseph receives the dream telling him that his disgruntled brothers will one day bow down to […]

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Genesis 21 “Tears & Laughter”

In Genesis 21, the long-awaited Promise of a son is fulfilled, “at the very time God had promised him.” At the same time Sarah’s tears are being turned into laughter, Hagar’s laughter is turned into tears. But she too is given a Promise, though it too will take an extended time to come about. In […]

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Exodus 16:1-3 “Engage the Process”

When we find ourselves in difficult circumstances we often only focus on the way out those difficulties. It took the Hebrews forty years of wilderness journey to get from Egypt to the Promised Land. The only thing they wished for was to either begin their new and better life in the Land of Milk and […]

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