[DailyReading] A privileged son
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Wed Jun 14 00:00:01 MDT 2017
Lesson: Heirs of God
Reading: A privileged son 2017-06-14
Reference: Gen. 37:1-8
Genesis 37:1: And Jacob dwelt in the land wherein his father was a stranger, in the land of Canaan.
Genesis 37:2: These are the generations of Jacob. Joseph, being seventeen years old, was feeding the flock with his brethren; and the lad was with the sons of Bilhah, and with the sons of Zilpah, his fathers wives: and Joseph brought unto his father their evil report.
Genesis 37:3: Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his children, because he was the son of his old age: and he made him a coat of many colours.
Genesis 37:4: And when his brethren saw that their father loved him more than all his brethren, they hated him, and could not speak peaceably unto him.
Genesis 37:5: And Joseph dreamed a dream, and he told it his brethren: and they hated him yet the more.
Genesis 37:6: And he said unto them, Hear, I pray you, this dream which I have dreamed:
Genesis 37:7: For, behold, we were binding sheaves in the field, and, lo, my sheaf arose, and also stood upright; and, behold, your sheaves stood round about, and made obeisance to my sheaf.
Genesis 37:8: And his brethren said to him, Shalt thou indeed reign over us? or shalt thou indeed have dominion over us? And they hated him yet the more for his dreams, and for his words.
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