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Day 50 - Genesis 50

For today, read throughGenesis chapter 50. DEVOTIONAL: "God meant it for good. -Genesis 50:20 God's deeper meanings! We are apt to see a malicious meaning; are we equally apt to detect the Divine and benevolent one? Our enemies are many, and they hate us with perfect hatred; they are ever laying their plots, and working their unholy purposes. But there is a greater and ...

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Day 49 - Genesis 49

For today, read throughGenesis chapter 49. DEVOTIONAL: "His bow abode in strength, and the arms of his hands were made strong by the hands of the mighty God of Jacob." -Genesis 49:24 That strength which God gives to His Josephs isrealstrength; it is not a boasted valour, a fiction, a thing of which men talk, but which ends in smoke; it is true-divine strength.Why does...

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Day 48 - Genesis 48

For today, read throughGenesis chapter 48. DEVOTIONAL: "Behold, thy son Joseph cometh." - Genesis 48:2 How needful Joseph was to Jacob! The aged patriarch could not die without seeing him. His presence lit the dark valley. His hands closed the tired eyes of the aged pilgrim. And Joseph was as quick to come at the first intimation of his father's desire to see him. There...

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Day 47 - Genesis 47

For today, read throughGenesis chapter 47. DEVOTIONAL: "Thou hast saved our lives: We will be Pharaoh's servants.' -Genesis 47:25 Nothing less would have extorted such an acknowledgment from those proud Egyptians. They were willing to serve their savior. No doubt, had there been no provision made by Joseph, the streets would have been filled by emaciated skeletons picki...

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Day 46 - Genesis 46

For today, read throughGenesis chapter 46. DEVOTIONAL: "Fear not to go down into Egypt; for I will there make of thee a great nation: I will go down with thee into Egypt; and I will also surely bring thee up again." -Genesis 46:3,4 Jacob must have shuddered at the thought of leaving the land of his father's sojourning, and dwelling among heathen strangers. It wasa n...

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Day 45 - Genesis 45

For today, read throughGenesis chapter 45. DEVOTIONAL: "God did send me before you." -Genesis 45:5 There was great delicacy in Joseph's command, "Cause every man to go out from me." He did not want to expose his brethren; yet he wanted to say words which could not be understood by the curious courtiers. Then he made himself known, and said, "Be not grieved, nor angry, f...

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Day 44 - Genesis 44

For today, read throughGenesis chapter 44. DEVOTIONAL: "And I said, Surely he is torn to pieces." -Genesis 44:28 These are words caught from his Father's mouth by Judah; and here repeated, in his most pathetic intercession, with the hope of softening the Governors heart, and moving him to spare Benjamin at least. They are very sad, and, without doubt, justified by the v...

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Day 43 - Genesis 43

For today, read throughGenesis chapter 43. DEVOTIONAL: "Every man's money was in the mouth of his sack" -Genesis 43:21 Joseph, who gave corn to save his own brethren and the Gentiles from starvation, is a type of Him who gives the bread of life to Jew and Greekto all that hunger and come to Him for supplies. And in this return of the full money in the sack's mouth, we a...

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Day 42 - Genesis 42

For today, read throughGenesis chapter 42. DEVOTIONAL: "There is corn in Egypt." - Genesis 42:2 Famine pinched all the nations, and it seemed inevitable that Jacob and his family should suffer great want; but the God of providence, who never forgets the objects of electing love, had stored a granary for His people by giving the Egyptians warning of the scarcity, and lea...

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Day 41 - Genesis 41

For today, read throughGenesis chapter 41. DEVOTIONAL: "Only in the throne will I be greater than thou." - Genesis41:40 I have to account to God for the way in which I rule my body under His domination. Paul said he did not "frustrate the grace of God" make it of no effect. The grace of God is absolute, the salvation of Jesus is perfect, it is d...

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