Joseph

Joseph of Arimathaea

Jul 06

JOSEPH OF ARIMATHÆA.   “Joseph of Arimathæa, an honourable counsellor, which also waited for the kingdom of God, came, and went in boldly unto Pilate, and craved the body of Jesus. And Pilate marvelled if he were already dead: and calling unto him the centurion, he asked him whether he had been any while dead. And when …

Mark:15:43-46

A Miniature Portrait of Joseph

Jul 24

A Miniature Portrait of Joseph    “The Lord was with Joseph.”— Genesis xxxix. 2.   SCRIPTURE frequently sums up a man’s life in a single sentence. Here is the biography of Joseph sketched by inspiration:— “God was with him,” so Stephen testified in his famous speech recorded in Acts vii. 9. Here is the life-story of Abraham: “Abraham believed …

Genesis:39:2

Joseph’s Bones

Dec 18

Joseph's Bones   “By faith Joseph, when he died, made mention of the departing of the children of Israel; and gave commandment concerning his bones.” — Hebrews xi. 22.   WE cannot readily tell which action in a gracious life God may set the most store by. The Holy Spirit in this chapter selects out of good men’s lives …

Hebrews:11:22

Joseph and His Brethren

May 11

JOSEPH AND HIS BRETHREN   “And Joseph said unto his brethren, I am Joseph; doth my father yet live? And his brethren could not answer him; for they were troubled at his presence. And Joseph said unto his brethren, Come near to me, I pray you. And they came near. And he said, I am Joseph your …

Genesis:45:3-5