Genesis 50: The End of the Beginning

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And so Genesis 50 closes out the book quietly and solemnly. Jacob has died and Joseph follows. It is a time to grieve the loss of these two great men of faith. So how exactly to Egyptians honor the dead? Oh yes, I remember . . . THEY MUMMIFY THEIR CORPSES! Who knew that Jacob … Continue reading

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Genesis 45: What’s REALLY Been Going On

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You may recall that yesterday I was, as Queen put it so elegantly, “hanging on the edge of my seat-ah” about what was going to happen next in Joseph’s story. And Genesis 45 did not disappoint. As I read Joseph’s response to Judah’s plea, I was deeply moved. But in an “I can’t move because … Continue reading

Genesis 41: In The Land of His Suffering

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Very early on in this project of blogging through the Bible I encountered someone doing the same thing . . . in England. So I invited Lucy Mills to do a guest post here and she chose Genesis 41. See if you can spot all the awesome British spellings and phrases and whatnot. Cheers! —————- … Continue reading