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Sharing the Word for July 20, 2017

It is God’s intent to lead the Israelites out of their slavery in Egypt and restore them to their ancestral homeland.

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Sharing the Word for July 19, 2017

God is with all of us. He leads us where He wants us to go. We need to be responsive to Him.

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Sharing the Word for July 18, 2017

Moses was not the clean cut idealist one might have expected God to choose to liberate His people. He became a guerilla warrior and took the law into his own hands.

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Sharing the Word for July 17, 2017 – Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time – Year 1

Genesis recounts the early years of God's association with Abraham. Exodus tells the story of the Israelites' return from slavery in Egypt to the land God had promised them.

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Sharing the Word for July 15, 2017

God’s plans seem to be reaching a conclusion. The Israelites would grow and prosper, even as God had promised Abraham long ago.

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Sharing the Word for July 14, 2017

The migration of Jacob and his family into Egypt was the result of a direct command from God. But God promises that he will bring Abraham's family back again out of Egypt in His own time.

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Sharing the Word for July 13, 2017

God sent Joseph into Egypt to provide for the well-being of His people. God provides for our well-being, too.

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Sharing the Word for July 12, 2017

The hand of God works not only in visions and dreams but in the seemingly detached decisions of men.

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Sharing the Word for July 11, 2017

Jacob, who up to this point was known mainly as an able deceiver, is now given a name--Israel--that shows that he was to be the ancestor of God’s chosen race.

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Sharing the Word for July 10, 2017 – Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time – Year 1

God makes us part of His plans for His people. It is not because of our goodness but simply because of God’s providential choice.

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