Genesis 43

Genesis 43   1.  “The famine was sore in the land.”  What does the word famine mean?  Before you begin this chapter, think of the areas in your life where you think that verse would apply.  Write down where there is a famine in your life.     2.  Read Read more…

Genesis 42

Genesis 42   1.  Read verses 1-4.  As Jacob sends his son to buy corn in Egypt, do you think he finally trusts them or not?  Why?   2.  How do you think Joseph felt as he recognized his brothers?  Verses 6,7   3.  Why did Joseph accuse them in Read more…

Genesis 41

Genesis 41   1.  Two years after the butler and baker dreamed dreams in prison, now Pharaoh dreams a dream.  What does this verse reveal about God?   2.  What did Pharaoh dream?  Verses 2-7   3.  Read verse 8.  How did Pharaoh feel and what did he do to Read more…

Genesis 40

Genesis 40   Read Genesis 40:1-7   1.  Do you think the punishment for offending Pharaoh was just or unjust?  What does that reveal about what happened to Joseph in Chapter 39?   2.  What did Joseph notice about the prisoners in the morning?  What does that tell you about Read more…

Genesis 39

Genesis 39   This chapter begins the long story of Joseph.  There is much to learn about ourselves and God from his story.  He was a sufferer, falsely accused, imprisoned, and yet God was with him and he was comforted.    1.  Where was Joseph taken and who bought him?  Read more…

Genesis 38

Genesis 38   1.  Read Gen. 38:1-5.  What poor decisions did Judah make?      He chose to marry a Canaanite, what do you learn about their plan and God’s plan from these verses?             Gen. 34:9 ___________________________________________________             Deut. 7:1-3 __________________________________________________     2.  Here is a list of Read more…