God Is Sovereign Over All Things

Job highlights that God is sovereign over all things in today’s Bible reading*. He recognizes that God is in control all of the time. And he knows he isn’t God. He knows that he will answer to God for his sin. However, Job also recognizes his piety, his righteousness which is what he’s depending on…

Joseph Sees the Big Picture

Today’s Bible reading* shows us that Joseph sees the big picture of his purpose and calling. If you remember back to our introduction to Joseph as a young man in Genesis 37:5, he told his brothers about his dream of his brothers and his father bowing down to him. His brothers hated him so much…

Joseph Becomes Egypt’s Prime Minister

We read today* that Joseph becomes Egypt’s Prime Minister. After interpreting Pharaoh’s dream, he is put in charge. Pharaoh provides Joseph with his own signet ring, a wife, clothes, and transportation. Basically, Pharaoh gives Joseph everything a man could ask for. Per his recommendation to Pharaoh, for the next seven years, Joseph collects 20% of…

The LORD was with Joseph

Three times (Genesis 39:2, 21, 23) in today’s Bible reading*, Moses brings out that the LORD was with Joseph. Moses uses God’s Covenant-making, Covenant-keeping name Yahweh to emphasize that even though it seemed that Joseph’s world was falling apart, God was right there with him in the midst of it all. God was with Joseph…