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Read Genesis 42
1. Who does Jacob (Israel) send to Egypt to buy grain?

2. Who does he keep with him? Why?

3. Review Genesis 37:5-8. What similarities do you see with Genesis 42:6?

4. What does Joseph do when he sees his brothers? What does he accuse them of doing?

5. What does he do with them?

6. After three days what happens?

7. What do they find when they open their packs?

8. When the sons return to Jacob, what does Reuben ask of his father? What is Jacob’s response?

9. What do the following verses teach us about those who do us wrong and taking our revenge?
 Proverbs 24:17-18

 Luke 6:27-36

 Romans 12:14

10. Is there someone who had done evil to you? Did you respond biblically? Explain.



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Read Genesis 39
1. What happened to Joseph after his brothers sold him to the Ishmaelite traders?

2. What happened to Joseph’s master when Joseph became the overseer?

3. What does Joseph say/do when Potiphar’s wife propositions him?

4. What happens to Joseph based on her false accusations?

5. What do you learn from Genesis 39:21? How was this played out in Joseph’s life?

6. Copy Psalm 1:1-3 below. How do you see Joseph in these verses? Do you see yourself? Explain.

7. What do you learn from the following verses?
a. Joshua 1:8

b. Jeremiah 17:5-8


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1. How was Woman created? List the five steps/elements.

2. What does Adam have to say about the woman in Genesis 2:23?

3. What does God tell us about marriage in Genesis 2:24?

4. Consider the creation of woman and the origin of marriage. What was God doing in creating woman out of man?

5. What was God doing in commanding that man leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife? Why is this separation important?

6. What is the significance of two married people being “one flesh?”



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