The first of two sermons on chapter 38. In this sermon, the cultural and historical aspect of these verses are looked at. Wonderful stuff about people who lived so long ago and how their lives figure into redemptive history.
Joseph is thrown into an empty pit, taken back out, and sold off to Egypt. A complete and detailed evaluation of these verses which show quite clearly their fulfillment in Jesus Christ. Wonderful patterns, pictures, and parallels are found here.
Jacob sends Joseph out to check on his brothers and the flocks. It’s once again all about Jesus. There are hints of the incarnation, the Lord’s work, the Lord’s rejection, and so much more to be found in these verses. Please enjoy this marvelous display of prefiguring the work of Christ.… Read the rest
Whew,,, great stuff tucked away in this concluding sermon to Genesis 36. God’s word never gets old and the things that are in it are simply glorious. Please enjoy this sermon and be blessed as you seek His face in all that you do.