Tender Mercies & Tough Times

Jeremiah and Lamentations, can be hard books to read. Job can be a hard book to read. Their suffering can be overwhelming. But when you’re in your own hard times, these books give you solace as you realize that others have felt as you feel and thought what you think. They give you strength as […]

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Genesis 48–50: Farewell & Forgiveness

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 13: Monday Israel said to Joseph, “I never expected to see your face, and behold, God has let me see your children as well.” Genesis 48:11 Monday’s Bible reading of Genesis 48–50, finishes the book of Genesis. These last few chapters record the death of Jacob and end […]

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Genesis 44–47: Repentance & Reunion

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 12: Monday “Now, therefore, please let your servant remain instead of the lad a slave to my lord, and let the lad go up with his brothers. For how shall I go up to my father if the lad is not with me—for fear that I see the […]

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Genesis 40–43: Triumph & Testing

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 11: Monday “So Pharaoh said to Joseph, “Since God has informed you of all this, there is no one so discerning and wise as you are. You shall be over my house, and according to your command all my people shall do homage; only in the throne I […]

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Genesis 36–39: Cloaks & Lies

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 10: Monday “Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his sons, because he was the son of his old age; and he made him a varicolored tunic. His brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers; and so they hated him and could not […]

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