April 24, 2017

Please use the comment section on this page to share insights from today’s reading OR your own personal Bible reading.

Reading along with us in Genesis? Here’s today’s reading:

Genesis 44 (ESV)

Then he commanded the steward of his house, “Fill the men’s sacks with food, as much as they can carry, and put each man’s money in the mouth of his sack, 2 and put my cup, the silver cup, in the mouth of the sack of the youngest, with his money for the grain.” And he did as Joseph told him.

3 As soon as the morning was light, the men were sent away with their donkeys. 4 They had gone only a short distance from the city. Now Joseph said to his steward, “Up, follow after the men, and when you overtake them, say to them, ‘Why have you repaid evil for good? 5 Is it not from this that my lord drinks, and by this that he practices divination? You have done evil in doing this.’”

6 When he overtook them, he spoke to them these words. 7 They said to him, “Why does my lord speak such words as these? Far be it from your servants to do such a thing! 8 Behold, the money that we found in the mouths of our sacks we brought back to you from the land of Canaan. How then could we steal silver or gold from your lord’s house? … Continue Reading

*If you click “Continue Reading”, you will leave this page and navigate to “bible.com” where you can read the rest of the chapter. Be sure to come back to this page to share what God has revealed to you by commenting below. 

Already registered? Click here to log in.

Not registered? Click here (LHCC members only)

This Post Has 3 Comments
  1. Read both 43&44. After all the grain they brought bake was eaten in ch 43 was gone, then their father asked them to go back.. Poor Simeon… Left to hang for some time and not seeming to be a big concern of Jacob’s, but nice to see Judah step it up !

  2. I took a brief break from finishing the gospel of John tonight and instead read 1 Peter 1. My heart is overflowing with love for Him as I read these words, knowing that it is only by God’s mercy that I have been born again. How could I not lay down everything and live for Him?

Leave a Reply