Daily Devotion by Ian Fosten

On a first reading of this passage it can seem like we are being given a stiff dose of non-negotiable, orthodox belief and the urgent command to stick to it – or else! Sadly, down the centuries this has been a feature of many otherwise well-intentioned religious and political movements, for whom high-minded ideals end […]

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Daily Devotion by David Whiting

Paul an apostle—sent neither by human commission nor from human authorities, but through Jesus Christ and God the Father, who raised him from the dead—  and all the members of God’s family who are with me, to the churches of Galatia: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ, […]

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Daily Devotion by John Proctor

I want you to understand that no one speaking by the Spirit of God ever says ‘Let Jesus be cursed!’ and no one can say ‘Jesus is Lord’ except by the Holy Spirit. Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit; and there are varieties of services, but the same Lord; and there […]

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Daily Devotion by Andy Lie

Realizing that their father was dead, Joseph’s brothers said, ‘What if Joseph still bears a grudge against us and pays us back in full for all the wrong that we did to him?’  So they approached Joseph, saying, ‘Your father gave this instruction before he died,  “Say to Joseph: I beg you, forgive the crime […]

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Daily Devotion by Ros Lyle

Thus Israel settled in the land of Egypt, in the region of Goshen; and they gained possessions in it, and were fruitful and multiplied exceedingly.  Jacob lived in the land of Egypt seventeen years; so the days of Jacob, the years of his life, were one hundred forty-seven years. When the time of Israel’s death […]

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Daily Devotion by Peter Rand

As for the people, he made slaves of them from one end of Egypt to the other. Only the land of the priests he did not buy; for the priests had a fixed allowance from Pharaoh, and lived on the allowance that Pharaoh gave them; therefore they did not sell their land. Then Joseph said […]

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Daily Devotion by Linda Rayner

At first glance, it seems unlikely that this little story, rooted in a culture lost over millennia, could speak to us. However, there are plenty of messages for individuals and churches as the story of Joseph unfolds. Following rejection and suffering caused by jealous brothers, escapades worthy of any adventure-book hero, and a prolonged, forced […]

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Daily Devotion by Neil Thorogood

The sons of Israel did so. Joseph gave them wagons according to the instruction of Pharaoh, and he gave them provisions for the journey. To each one of them he gave a set of garments; but to Benjamin he gave three hundred pieces of silver and five sets of garments. To his father he sent […]

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Daily Devotion by Dan Morrell

1 All nations, clap your hands and shout!Let joyful cries to God ring out!2 How awesome is the LORD Most High,Great King who rules the earth throughout! 3 He has subdued beneath our feetThe nations who had been our foes.4 In blessing Jacob, whom he loved,A heritage for us he chose. 5 God has gone […]

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