Learning How to be Forgive/ Genesis 45:1-5
“…Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, 2 fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its […]
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With Genesis 44:15-34 open, Pastor Daniel Butt examines the last test Joseph puts his brothers through in the process of bringing the family back together, and closer to God’s plan. Reflecting on Genesis 37 and 38, Daniel spends time looking at the character of Judah and how God was working in his life to bring […]
With Genesis 43:16-34 open Pastor Daniel Butt looks at Joseph’s life circumstances. Although he endured many trials and hardships on account of the behaviour of his family, Joseph continues to trust God as he reflects kindness and peace in the pursuit to reconciling the family back together.
If you get someone’s identity wrong, you will relate to them in all the wrong ways. In the opening verse of Mark’s Gospel, the disciple of Jesus wants everyone to know exactly who Jesus is and why He’s so important. In this simple study, Pastor Daniel looks some of the key aspects in the identity […]
In Genesis 42:6-17 Pastor Daniel examines the way Joseph treats his brothers who are in desperate need. Is the way Joseph behaves payback? is he trying to take revenge on account of how they treated him in the past? In this practical and accessible sermon, Daniel explains how Joseph both forgave his family and did […]
Reflecting on the tough circumstances facing the family of Jacob in Genesis 41:57-42:1-5, Pastor Daniel Butt shows how God often uses difficult situations to move us in the direction we are suppose go. When things become difficult for us it’s sometimes hard to know what to do. Gleaning insight from the way Jacob handles the […]
Examining Genesis 41:51-52, Pastor Daniel Butt looks at the two names Joseph calls his sons, and how these names reveal the inner healing in his life from the pain of the past. In this short study, Daniel shows that the experiences and the memories of the past would always be part of Joseph’s testimony, but […]
At a time when self-promotion and accolades is applauded, the humility of Joseph standing before the most powerful man in the world is startling. In this study on Genesis 41, Pastor Daniel looks at Joseph’s firm reliance on God in all situations and his desire to share this trust, in a practical way, with everyone […]