Genesis 50: The End of an Era

*These notes come from Bob Deffinbaugh’s study on Genesis 50 at Bible.org Godly view of death and dying How Jacob's attitude to death has changed Jacob buried in Canaan and Joseph in Egypt End of the book of Genesis, but beginning of the story Death is not the end The way you view death makes all … Continue reading Genesis 50: The End of an Era

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Genesis 47: A Proper Perspective of Poverty and Prosperity

*These notes come from Bob Deffinbaugh’s study on Genesis 47 at Bible.org Joseph bought all the land of Egypt for Pharaoh, as the Egyptians sold it to him for food Priests and Israelites were only ones to keep ownership People were brought into the cities Moses says conditions of owing Pharaoh 1/5 persisted while he was in … Continue reading Genesis 47: A Proper Perspective of Poverty and Prosperity

Genesis 45: The Fundamentals of Forgiveness

*These notes come from Bob Deffinbaugh’s study on Genesis 45 at Bible.org Forgiveness is the answer to most of the anger we experience in life Joseph illustrates the fundamentals of forgiveness Chapter 45 illustrates the fundamentals of forgiveness Joseph had plenty of reason to be angry but chose to focus on his circumstances as being from a … Continue reading Genesis 45: The Fundamentals of Forgiveness

Genesis 44: The Final Test: Dothan Relived

  *These notes come from Bob Deffinbaugh’s study on Genesis 44 at Bible.org Took a year or more before Joseph revealed his identity to his brothers waiting on evidence of genuine repentance Repentance is an indispensable part of the gospel of Jesus Christ, and yet it is seldom discussed and frequently misunderstood Brothers returning with Benjamin instead … Continue reading Genesis 44: The Final Test: Dothan Relived