Monday, January 4, 2021

Daily Scripture & Questions
Genesis 44-47 How would you describe the change in Judah, from earlier chapters to now, being willing to take Benjamin’s place?  Joseph said, “It was not you who sent me here, but God.” Have you seen God’s sovereign mercy working behind the scenes lately? Every good thing we have has been a gift and blessing from God.  What expressions of gratitude will you give the Lord today for the fruitful mercies He has shown you?

Family Devotions—Scripture & Questions
Read Genesis 45:1-15. How could Joseph be so kind to his brothers who had treated him so poorly?  How can you trust God to help you offer forgiveness to someone who was mean to you?

Biblical Prayer Focus
Psalm 107:6- 8 “Then they cried to the LORD in their trouble, and he delivered them from their distress.  He led them by a straight way till they reached a city to dwell in.  Let them thank the LORD for his steadfast love, for his wondrous works to the children of man!”

Thank the Lord for the help He has provided you or loved ones in recent days.  Exalt Him for His deliverance.
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