A Man of Two Minds

Reuben is perhaps best known as the oldest brother of Joseph, and the only one who tried to dissuade his other brothers from killing their father's favorite. If you recall, Jacob didn't hide his favoritism, gifting Joseph with a coat of many colors. Perhaps this lavish love made Joseph confident enough to relate the dreams… Continue reading A Man of Two Minds

Lives That Inspire: Shiphrah and Puah, Hebrew Midwives

Exodus begins with the story of two God-fearing women whose actions change the course of Israelite history: the Hebrew midwives Shiphrah and Puah. In Exodus 1, the Writer sets the scene for their story. From the time of Joseph, the Israelites had lived comfortably among the Egyptians for generations. But a new Pharaoh observes that… Continue reading Lives That Inspire: Shiphrah and Puah, Hebrew Midwives