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The Criss-Cross Blessing and Final Words(Genesis 48:1-49:28)

Chapter 48 is another example of how tradition is often very strong, but nevertheless can be circumvented by the plan of God.  For instance, the greater blessing was traditionally reserved for the firstborn child.  When Joseph brought his two sons to his dying father for his blessing, he brought them to him in a particular … Continue reading The Criss-Cross Blessing and Final Words(Genesis 48:1-49:28)

My Big Fat Egyptian Reunion (Genesis 45:1 – 46:27)

Joseph kept up the ruse as long as he could, and could contain his emotions no longer.  He told all the Egyptians to leave the room, and he revealed to his brothers that he was Joseph.  They were astonished and could not respond for a while.  He basically forgave them for their evil done to … Continue reading My Big Fat Egyptian Reunion (Genesis 45:1 – 46:27)