Our Part in the Story:
Daily readings based on Sunday’s Narrative Lectionary text
September 27, 2015: Jacob Wrestles God
Read a different text each day, and consider how it relates to Sunday’s lesson and to your daily experiences.
Monday, 9/28: Jacob and Esau Meet
✤ What did you expect Jacob and Esau’s reunion to be like?
Tuesday, 9/29: Jacob Returns to Bethel
✤ What kinds of “foreign gods” do you need to get rid of?
Wednesday, 9/30: Jacob is Blessed By God
✤ What is the importance of the blessing that Jacob received?
Thursday, 10/1: Joseph Dreams of Greatness
✤ How would you have responded to Joseph’s dream if you were one of his brothers? Why do you think he shared that dream with them?
Friday, 10/2: Joseph is Sold by His Brothers
✤ Which of the brothers in the story do you think you would have been?
Saturday, 10/3: Joseph Reveals Himself to his Brothers
✤ Time has passed, and Joseph is in a high position in Egypt. His brothers come seeking aid. Why do you think Joseph kept his identity secret from his brothers until this time? Why did he reveal himself? Would you have done so in his place?