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But the Lord was with Joseph and showed him mercy and He gave him favor in the sight of the keeper of the prison. And the keeper of the prison committed to Joseph’s hand all the prisoners who were in the prison whatever they did there it was his doing.              Genesis 39:21-22  My…

Joseph Chose Faith

But as he considered these things behold an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream saying, “Joseph son of David, do not fear to take Mary as your wife for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Spirit.” Matthew 1:20 ESV And Joseph also went up from Galilee, from…

God’s construction Zone

As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good, to bring it about that many people should be kept alive, as they are today. Genesis 50:20 ESV A few years ago the street in front of our house was closed for construction while the city re-worked the storm drains. The job was complicated…

The Puzzle of Prayer

Joseph said to them, “Do not be afraid, for am I in the place of God?  But as for you, you meant evil against me; but God meant it for good, in order to bring it about as it is this day, to save many people alive. Genesis 50:19-20 While I was out on my Saturday morning walk, I stopped at a neighborhood yard-sale. Usually I…

First Day on the Road

And Joseph also went up from Galilee, from the town of Nazareth, to Judea, to the city of David which is called Bethlehem, because he was of the house and lineage of David. Luke 2:4 ESV Often I lie awake the night before a trip turning over in my mind whether we have enough food,…