A Woman Scorned

Jane Douglass White

READ : 1 Corinthians 10:13, Genesis 39:7-20   If you are faithful to God, you are certain to meet Satan’s temptations. Joseph was in a good position, in charge of his master’s household. His master felt he could safely leave town with Joseph overseeing the estate. Then Potiphar’s wife tried to seduce the handsome young slave. She might have been …

Let Us Rejoice!

Jane Douglass White

READ : Genesis 39:1-6   Does the Bible tell us that Joseph was downcast, that he complained, that he pined away for home, that he sought revenge on his brothers? No. Joseph chose to do the best he could with what he had. And the Lord was with Joseph, so he became successful working for his master, the Egyptian Potiphar. …

Brothers’ Choice

Jane Douglass White

READ : Genesis 37:12-36   Younger brothers and sisters can be a real pain! We often hear children complain about their bratty kid sister or brother who’s always around to shadow them, snitch on them, tease them. All her life, Marian had felt that her younger sister was her parents’ favorite because they always talked about her good points to …

Nice Guys Finish Last?

Jane Douglass White

READ : Genesis 13:1-18 Abram could have chosen to take whatever land he wanted and give Lot the leftovers. Instead he graciously allowed Lot first choice. Abram took what was left. Because of his choice, God gave Abram the rest of the land and promised him descendants as numerous “as the dust of the earth” (v. 16). Lot had a …

You're Building a What?

Jane Douglass White

READ : Genesis 6:11-22 God gave Noah a strange order. In the middle of dry land, he was to build a huge ark. Can you imagine what the neighbors must have thought? There must have been loud laughter as the sun shone down on Noah and his sons, hammering away at a ship with no sea in sight. Noah obeyed …