Cheerfully submit to King Jesus
Cheerfully submit to King Jesus because he is the wise king who knows better and the eternal king that secures you forever.
Finish well and leave a legacy.
As the book of Genesis comes to a close, we see the book that began with life ending in death. Yet with death comes a hope beyond death that enables us to finish well.
Live by Faith in God’s Promised Blessing
As we near the close of Genesis, Jacob blesses his family and we see his trust in God's promised blessing and find hope for ourselves.
As we come near the close of Genesis, our eyes are drawn to the future, where God's kingdom will come under the reign of His chosen King.
God is With You to Bless the Nations Through You
Jacob is now getting ready to head to Egypt, but is afraid to leave the promised land. God assures him and us that He is with us and will use us wherever He sends us to bless the nations through us.
God is With You to Redeem Your Past
God is with us to redeem our past for his purposes, therefore we are free to repent of our sins and free to forgive those who have sinned against us.
After much brokenness and trauma in Joseph's life, in these chapters we read of the incredible story of reconciliation between Joseph and his brothers, one that calls all of us to be reconciled to one another.
God is With You to Exalt You Through Trials
The secret to remaining steadfast under trials is knowing the God who is with you to exalt you through trials.
Humility before Exaltation
God has told Joseph that one day he will be exalted, but in order for his exaltation (and ours) to serve the glory of God and others rather than self, he (and we) must be humbled first.