Deaths of Jacob and Joseph (Men)

by Apr 8, 2020Genesis, Men, Study

Hebrews 11:21 says, “By faith Jacob when he was dying, blessed each of Joseph’s sons, and worshiped as he leaned on the top of his staff.” How do you think Jacob’s blessings constituted an act of faith?

We know from Chapter 50 verse 20 what Joseph believes about how God used the evil that was done to him. What does Joseph say in verse 19 in response to his brothers asking forgiveness? What does this say about how Joseph believes about himself?

What do Joseph’s final words in Chapter 50 verses 24-26 tell us about his view of the covenant and the future of Israel’s family?

What attribute of God has emerged most clearly as you have studied these chapters?

How does knowing this truth change the way you see yourself, others or your circumstances?

Which previous image, idea or story will you most remember from our study? Why?

Genesis is “the Book of Beginnings.” Having studied Genesis, what has it begun in you? How will you walk away changed?

Deaths of Jacob and Joseph

Hebrews 11:21 says, “By faith Jacob when he was dying, blessed each of Joseph’s sons, and worshiped as he leaned on the top of his staff.” How do you think Jacob’s blessings constituted an act of faith? We know from Chapter 50 verse 20 what Joseph believes about how...

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