Genesis 50

  1. Comparing 50:1-13 with 28:13-15, reflect how faithful God had been in the fulfilment of his promises even in Jacob’s own lifetime. Cf. Ps. 146:5, 6.
  2. Why were the brothers slow to believe that Joseph had forgiven them?
    What was Joseph’s reaction?
    Do we ever similarly grieve God?
  3. How long a time elapsed between Jacob’s coming to Egypt and Joseph’s death?
    What took place during those years?
    See verses 22, 25) the more conspicuous?
    Cf. Heb. 11:22.