Genesis 50:15-25“‘Say to Joseph: I beg you, forgive the crime of your brothers and the wrong they did in harming you.’ Now therefore please forgive the crime of the servants of the God of your father…” (v. 17)
Genesis 49:1-10“Then Jacob called his sons, and said: ‘Gather around, that I may tell you what will happen to you in days to come. Assemble and hear, O sons of Jacob; listen to Israel your father.’” (vv. 1-2)
Genesis 46:1-7, 28-30“When Israel set out on his journey with all that he had and came to Beer-sheba, he offered sacrifices to the God of his father Isaac.” (v. 1)
Genesis 45:1-5“Then Joseph said to his brothers, ‘Come closer to me.’ And they came closer. He said, ‘I am your brother, Joseph, whom you sold into Egypt. And now do not be distressed, or angry with yourselves, because you sold me here; for God sent me before you to preserve life.’” (vv. 4-5)
Genesis 44:1-34“And Judah said, ‘What can we say to my lord? What can we speak? How can we clear ourselves? God has found out the guilt of your servants...’” (v. 16a)
Genesis 41:53 – 42:6“Now Joseph was governor over the land; it was he who sold to all the people of the land. And Joseph’s brothers came and bowed themselves before him with their faces to the ground.” (Genesis 42:6)
Matthew 25:14-30“Master, I knew that you were a harsh man, reaping where you did not sow, and gathering where you did not scatter seed; so I was afraid, and I went and hid your talent in the ground. Here you have what is yours.” (vv. 24-25)
Genesis 37:3-28“Now Israel loved Joseph more than any of his children, because he was the son of his old age; and he had made him a long robe with sleeves. But when his brothers saw that his father loved him more than all his brothers, they hated him, and could not speak peaceably to him.” (vv. 3-4)
Genesis 32:22-32“Jacob was left alone; and a man wrestled with him until daybreak … So Jacob called the place Peniel, saying, ‘For I have seen God face to face, and yet my life is preserved.’” (vv. 24, 30)
Genesis 28:10-22”Know that I am with you and will keep you wherever you go, and will bring you back to this land; for I will not leave you until I have done what I have promised you.” (v. 15)
Genesis 27:1-5a, 15-29”May God give you of the dew of heaven, and of the fatness of the earth, and plenty of grain and wine. Let peoples serve you and nations bow down to you. Cursed be everyone who curses you, and blessed be everyone who blesses you!” (vv. 28-29)
Genesis 24:1-9, 62-67“The LORD, the God of heaven, who took me from my father’s house, and from the land of my birth, and who spoke to me and swore to me, ‘To your offspring I will give this land,’ he will send his angel before you, you shall take a wife for my son from there.” (v. 8)
Genesis 23:1-19“I am a stranger and an alien residing among you; give me property among you for a burying place, so that I may bury my dead.” (v. 4)
Matthew 25:1-13“The bridegroom came, and those who were ready went with him into the wedding banquet; and the door was shut.” (v. 10)
Genesis 22:1-19‘He said, ‘Take your son, your only son Isaac, whom you love, and go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering.’” (v. 2)
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The Christian Institute has paid tribute to the life and work of author Harry Blamires who died on Tuesday, aged 101.
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The Church of Sweden has urged its clergy to use gender-neutral language when referring to God, refraining from using terms like "Lord" and "He" in favour of the less specific "God".
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Tracey Crouch, the minister for civil society, has told Christian charities they needn't worry about hiding their faith while carrying out services.
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A single complaint has put an end to the clock of a Kent church chiming at night.
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