Jealousy Divides Families

Sunday, September 6            CHRISTIAN EDUCATION MONTH Jealousy Divides Families Genesis 37:2-11, 23-24a, 28 NRSV He had another dream, and told it to his brothers, saying, “Look, I have had another dream: the sun, the moon, and eleven stars were bowing down to me.”...

Caution, Disputes May Lead to Violence

Saturday, September 5          CHRISTIAN EDUCATION MONTH Caution, Disputes May Lead to Violence James 4:1-7 NRSV Those conflicts and disputes among you, where do they come from? Do they not come from your cravings that are at war within you? James 4:1 Are you...

Jacob Lives with Joseph in Egypt

Friday, September 4               CHRISTIAN EDUCATION MONTH                   Jacob Lives with Joseph in Egypt Acts 7:9-15a NRSV “The patriarchs, jealous of Joseph, sold him into Egypt; but God was with him,” Acts 7:9 It was in God’s plan for Joseph to care for Jacob,...

From Slave to Ruler of Egypt

Thursday, September 3         CHRISTIAN EDUCATION MONTH From Slave to Ruler of Egypt Psalm 106:1-6, 16-22 NRSV Happy are those who observe justice, who do righteousness at all times. Psalm 106:3 Once elevated from a place of captivity, be certain not to become an...

Jacob Convinced that Joseph is Dead

Wednesday, September 2     CHRISTIAN EDUCATION MONTH Jacob Convinced that Joseph is Dead Genesis 37:29-36 NRSV All his sons and daughters sought to comfort him; but he refused to be comforted, and said, “No, I shall go down to Sheol to my son, mourning.” Thus his...

Joseph Checks on Brothers at Dothan

Tuesday, September 1           CHRISTIAN EDUCATION MONTH Joseph Checks on Brothers at Dothan Genesis 37:12-17 NRSV “I am seeking my brothers” he said; “Tell me, please, where they are pasturing the flock.” Genesis 37:16 Fidelity to our brothers and sisters should...