Exercising Caution

Today’s reading: Genesis 44:1-17 Joseph went to some pretty extreme measures to test the waters with his brothers. So much so that I tend to shake my head whenever I read this account. But I have to keep in mind that when Joseph’s brothers arrive in Egypt,...

At Work

Today’s reading: Genesis 43:1-34 As we continue further into Genesis, the plot surrounding Joseph’s life thickens. There is a lot going on with all the characters in this storyline–Joseph, Jacob, the brothers. It’s a fascinating story, but...

Putting Off

Today’s reading: Genesis 42:29-43:15 Procrastination–it happens to all of us at some point or another. Sometimes we’re just lazy, but other times, we procrastinate because we’re afraid of how a situation might turn out. That’s what we see...

Before God

Today’s reading: Psalm 10:1-18 Psalm 10 is a petition by David imploring God not to delay in taking action against evil people, and to rectify trouble-filled situations brought about by them. As part of his plea, David describes the wickedness and sinful acts...

Stronghold

Today’s reading: Psalm 9:1-20 In Psalm 9, David is proclaiming God’s wonderful deeds–things He has done for David personally, and more comprehensive actions He has taken concerning people and nations. My favorite portion of this psalm is...