Joseph and his brothers clearly didn’t get along and it wreaked havoc on the family. What causes things like sibling rivalry and how can God work through our imperfect relationships? Check out these thoughts from our Family Minister Scott Jewell.
We all have regrets, things we’ve done or have had done to us in the past. Paul describes two ways of dealing with these regrets- worldly and godly. Consider these thoughts from our Family Minister Scott Jewell on living without regret.
God commended Joseph’s faith for the strangest reason – because Joseph “gave directions concerning his bones.” Seriously? Joseph’s faith was praised because of his funeral arrangements? What’s that all about, and what can it mean to us?
When Jesus died, no one expected Him to rise from the dead. But if you don’t believe Jesus is coming back from the dead, what do you do with a dead Jesus?
“No Room” was a declaration by God of what Jesus would experience in His ministry. In fact there are only two places where room will be made for Jesus. Do you know what they are?
A poem once declared “I’d rather be a could-be if I cannot be an are, because a could-be is a maybe who is reaching for a star.” The story of Joseph tells of God’s desire to make “could-be” of all His followers.
How did Joseph become a member of the Sanhedrin and ultimately become a secret follower of Jesus? This first person presentation explores one possible explanation.
God tells us that Joseph was a “just man” because he was “unwilling to put (Mary) to shame, resolved to divorce her quietly.” What does that mean? And what does difference can it make to our faith?
Why would anyone reject the promise of the Christ child being born of a virgin? Well, many do. Why do they do that? And why is it important that we not only believe this promise, but understand it?