Saturday, July 4, 2009

Bible reading: Genesis 37:23-27

When Joseph came to his brothers, they stripped him of the long tunic he had on.
They seized him and threw him into the cistern, which was empty and dry.
Then they sat down to eat.
Looking up, they saw a caravan of Ismaelites coming from Galaad, their camals laden with gum, balm, and myrrh, with which they were on their way down to Egypt.
Then Juda said to his brothers, "What is gained by killing our brother and concealing his blood?
Let us sell him to the Ismaelites..."