Joseph: May God Win. (Genesis 50:7-21)

Recorded on October 22, 2017 Beadle Middle School, Omaha, Nebraska. Joseph was not your average Joe. Perhaps in this story he is so above average as to be a mirror of something we can’t even attain to. In Genesis he is portrayed as good and faces almost perfect evil in his brothers. And perhaps this […]

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Joseph: Defining Moments (Genesis 44:18-34)

Recorded October 8, 2017 Perhaps God is at work, behind the scenes, in this defining moment when life takes a turn for everyone and Judah takes responsibility for his brother Benjamin. Perhaps the unseen God is at work, guiding, shaping molding this situation and these people to move them all in a new direction in life.  Perhaps […]

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Joseph Rises to Power (Genesis 41:37-57)

Recorded September 24, 2017 Joseph was not your average Joe. In 13 years he went from a slave and a prisoner to being the second in command of Egypt. But when he reached the top, he still felt deeply about his family and his fame. He was able to recognize the God who would help him […]

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Joseph: You Have One Job. (Genesis 40:1-23)

Recorded September 17, 2017 Joseph was not your average Joe … he cared for others and was a efficient administrator that put him positions of authority.  God also gave him a gift of interpreting dreams, and he used that gift to serve others.  But he was also at the mercy of others, especially the chief cup […]

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Recorded September 10, 2017 Genesis 39:1-23 Joseph was not your average Joe. He experienced some dramatic ups and downs in life, but God was still at work blessing him, and most importantly, blessing others through him.  God wants to bless others through you as well.  So let God bless others as you do a job well […]

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Joseph: Family Feud. (Genesis 37:18-36)

Recorded September 3, 2017 Genesis 37:2-11 Joseph was not your average Joe. His brothers were envious and jealous of him. When they chose to act on those feelings, it caused him much pain and hardship. And it almost caused him his life. You and I may act out our jealousy in ways that are not […]

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Joseph: Teenage Dreamer. (Genesis 37:2-11)

Recorded August 27, 2017 Genesis 37:2-11 Joseph was not your “average Joe”.  He had some above average family drama and also some above average dreams about his future.  Those dreams from God were an important indication of what his life would be like in the future. His dreams, and other people’s dreams that he comes […]

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