Joseph Hero of the Faith (8)
Today’s post is no. 8 in my series on Joseph. We have already considered Joseph’s character and what was different about Joseph from his 11 brothers. Today is considering why Joseph’s brothers behaved as they did. If it is helpful here is the link to my earlier post on those behaviours Joseph Hero of the…
Joseph Hero of the Faith (7)
We’ve been looking at Joseph’s character over the last series of posts, which had so much to encourage and teach us about Godly character as disciples of Jesus, but today’s question is Why Egypt? Why was it necessary for the action to take place in Egypt. Jacobs’ family lived in Canaan. They were shepherds with…
Joseph – Hero of the Faith (5)
As we have already seen in the previous post, Joseph demonstrated patience and long suffering through his troubles, which is a fruit of the Holy Spirit of God. Joseph also showed that there was no bitterness or desire for vengeance in his heart even after all that had happened to him. When the opportunity arose…
Joseph – Hero of the Faith (4)
Today we consider Joseph’s character and what it was about Joseph which made him different from his brothers and a man after God’s heart. Joseph was an example of long suffering and patience. It was 20/22 long years until the fulfillment of the prophetic dreams which God gave to Joseph. What must Joseph have been…
Joseph Hero of the Faith (3)
This week we are looking at the story of Joseph and from the comments, Joseph is one of our favourite bible characters. His story inspires many of us on so many levels and gives us hope. Today the question is- Why did God choose Joseph to fulfil His plans out of all the sons of…
Joseph – Hero of the Faith (2)
Yesterday’s post included a short summary of Joseph’s story and today we consider God’s Plan in Joseph’s story. God knew that in Joseph’s lifetime there was going to be a severe famine. A famine that would last 7 long years and which would lead to starvation for many people if steps were not taken to…
JOSEPH – HERO OF THE FAITH
This week’s posts are about Joseph – biblical hero and so much more than just a multi coloured coat and a popular musical. The story of Joseph has much to teach us today about God’s “bigger picture”. Persevering until the perfection of God’s plans come to pass. You can read Joseph’s story in Genesis chapters…
Each of us an “Emmanuel” too!
Each of us an “Emmanuel” too! http://lordmychef.com/2021/12/17/each-of-us-an-emmanuel-too/ — Read on lordmychef.com/2021/12/17/each-of-us-an-emmanuel-too/ This is a beautiful post by our dear brother in Christ which I was blessed to read today. I hope you find it a blessing too in thinking about Joseph’s character and behaviour from Jesus’ story as an example to us.