Genesis Dig Site 20


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Genesis Dig Site 20

  1. 1. Genesis 46:28-32
  2. 2. Now Jacob sent Judah ahead of him to Joseph to get directions to Goshen.
  3. 3. When they arrived in the region of Goshen, Joseph had his chariot made ready and went to Goshen to meet his father Israel.
  4. 4. In what region did Joseph meet his father? 1.Canaan 2.Israel 3.Goshen
  5. 5. As soon as Joseph appeared before him, he threw his arms around his father and wept for a long time.*
  6. 6. Israel said to Joseph, Now I am ready to die, since I have seen for myself that you are still alive.
  7. 7. Then Joseph said to his brothers and to his father’s household, I will go up and speak to Pharaoh and will say to him, My brothers and my father’s household, who were living in the land of Canaan, have come to me. The men are shepherds; they tend livestock, and they have brought along their flocks and herds and everything they own.
  8. 8. What was Israel ready to do once he had seen Joseph? 1. Eat grain 2. Die 3. Pray for his family
  9. 9. Genesis 50:14-26
  10. 10. After burying his father, Joseph returned to Egypt, together with his brothers and all the others who had gone with him to bury his father.
  11. 11. Joseph Reassures His Brothers
  12. 12. When Joseph’s brothers saw that their father was dead, they said, What if Joseph holds a grudge against us and pays us back for all the wrongs we did to him?
  13. 13. So they sent word to Joseph, saying, Your father left these instructions before he died:
  14. 14. This is what you are to say to Joseph: I ask you to forgive your brothers the sins and the wrongs they committed in treating you so badly.
  15. 15. Now please forgive the sins of the servants of the God of your father.
  16. 16. What did the brothers put in the letter they gave to Joseph? 1. Forgive your brothers 2. Give us a home in Egypt 3. Bury our father as he deserves.
  17. 17. When their message came to him, Joseph wept.*
  18. 18. His brothers then came and threw themselves down before him. We are your slaves, they said.
  19. 19. But Joseph said to them, Don’t be afraid. Am I in the place of God?
  20. 20. You intended to harm me,* but God intended it for good* to accomplish what is now being done, the saving of many lives.*
  21. 21. So then, don’t be afraid. I will provide for you and your children.* And he reassured them and spoke kindly to them.
  22. 22. What did the brothers plan for Joseph? 1. Good 2. Harm 3. Death
  23. 23. What did God help Joseph do? 1. Save Benjamin from death 2. Get revenge on his brothers 3. Save many lives
  24. 24. The Death of Joseph
  25. 25. Joseph stayed in Egypt, along with all his father’s family. He lived 110 years.
  26. 26. and saw the 3rd generation of Ephraim’s children. Also the children of Makir son of Manasseh were placed at birth on Joseph’s knees. Joseph Manasseh Ephraim Makir Ammihud Gilead Elishama Nun Joshua
  27. 27. Then Joseph said to his brothers, I am about to die. But God will surely come to your aid and take you up out of this land to the land he promised on oath to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.
  28. 28. And Joseph made the Israelites swear an oath and said, God will surely come to your aid, and then you must carry my bones up from this place.*
  29. 29. So Joseph died at the age of 110. And after they embalmed him, he was placed in a coffin in Egypt.