OT19 | NT Connection (March 16)

NT Connect: Romans 8:18-39 Weekly Reading: Genesis 46-50 God Is Always at Work Most of us are ashamed of the challenging, regretful, sometimes traumatic, experiences of our past.  As a result, we usually prefer to leave the pain and memories associated with those circumstances in the past.  Yet, that doesn’t tend to be God’s preference. … Continued

OT19 | NT Connection (March 9)

NT Connect: James 1:2-4 Weekly Reading: Genesis 41-45 Rejoice in Suffering When we read the account of Joseph and his interactions with the brothers who had betrayed him, we can read and see quickly the good that comes out of it in just a few short chapters.  For Joseph, I am sure that living in … Continued

OT19 | NT Connection (March 2)

NT Connect: Matthew 26:14-16, 27:3-10 Weekly Reading: Genesis 36-40 Sold for Our Deliverance It is amazing how wretched sin is. This week we read chapter 37 of Genesis about Joseph’s dreams and how his brothers were jealous of the affection and attention he got from their father. This jealousy consumed them and led them to … Continued