Tag Archives: Genesis

The Story of Joseph

“ You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good.” (Genesis 50:20) This short phrase captures the “lower and upper stories” that dominate the life of Joseph. The story of Joseph (Genesis 37-50, or chapter 3 of The … Continue reading

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The Story: Chapter Two

Chapter Two of The Story includes the stories of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. Jacob is one of the most colorful characters in the Bible. I hope you read and re-read the account of his dynamic relationship to God. Sunday’s message … Continue reading

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The Story – Chapter 1 – Creation

Genesis 1-11 is often referred to as Israel’s “pre-story”. The 3 stories (creation, flood, tower of Babel) of this section told the covenant nation of Israel about her beginnings. These stories gave her a sense of God greatness and power … Continue reading

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