Jan 25, 2020
In yesterday's reading, Joseph interpreted two dreams. He said something significant: Interpreting dreams is God’s business.
Yesterday Job said,
Why doesn't God set a time for judging, a day of justice for those who serve him? (Job 24:1)
And speaking of the helpless and downtrodden he said,
Jan 24, 2020
In Genesis yesterday, some listeners to these podcasts were probably shocked. We heard the less than auspicious beginnings of Judah's line— particularly involving Tamar, who was more righteous than Judah. Then we heard of Joseph working for Potiphar and then being thrown in jail. Even in jail, he rose to...
Jan 23, 2020
In yesterday's reading, we heard of Joseph's dreams, his brothers' jealousy, and Joseph being sold into slavery in Egypt.
Yesterday Eliphaz said:
GNT 4 It is not because you stand in awe of God
that he reprimands you and brings you to trial.
5 No, it's because you have sinned so much;
Jan 22, 2020
The focus of Genesis 36 was on the descendants of Esau, and the ethnic groups they spawned.
In chapter 21, Job gave a very convincing argument that God does not always punish wicked people— refuting what Zophar said. Today Eliphaz begins the third set of exchanges between Job and his ‘friends’....
Jan 21, 2020
Jacob's daughter Dinah was raped, and the perpetrator Shechem was killed and all the males in his town. God then told Jacob to return to Bethel. At the end of yesterday’s reading, Rachel and Grampa Isaak died.
In Zophar's angry speech yesterday in chapter 20, he did not directly say that Job was...