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May 16 Devotion: Some Things That Won’t Be Buried

Genesis 50:1-8,22-26 Romans 14:78 “And Joseph fell upon his father’s face, and wept upon him, and kissed him. 2 And Joseph commanded his servants the physicians to embalm his father: and the physicians embalmed Israel. 3 And forty days were fulfilled for him; for so are fulfilled the days of those which are embalmed: and the Egyptians mourned for him threescore and ten days. 4 And when the days of his mourning were past, Joseph spake unto the house of Pharaoh, saying, If now I have found grace in your eyes, speak, I pray you, in the ears of Pharaoh, saying, 5 My father made me swear, saying, Lo, I die: in my grave which I have digged for me in the land of Canaan, there shalt thou bury me. Now therefore let me go up, I pray thee, and bury my father, and I will come again. 6 And Pharaoh said, Go up, and bury thy father, according as he made thee swear. 7 And Joseph went up to bury his father: and with him went up all the servants of Pharaoh, the elders of his house, and all the elders of the land of Egypt, 8 And all the house of Joseph, and his brethren, and his father’s house: only their little ones, and their flocks, and their herds, they left in the land of Goshen. 22 And Joseph dwelt in Egypt, he, and his father’s house: and Joseph lived an hundred and ten years. 23 And Joseph saw Ephraim’s children of the third generation: the children also of Machir the son of Manasseh were brought up upon Joseph’s knees. 24 And Joseph said unto his brethren, I die: and God will surely visit you, and bring you out of this land unto the land which he sware to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob. 25 And Joseph took an oath of the children of Israel, saying, God will surely visit you, and ye shall carry up my bones from hence. 26 So Joseph died, being an hundred and ten years old: and they embalmed him, and he was put in a coffin in Egypt.”

Intro-Talk about verses here

          Talk about bodies we have buried-old,young,babies,healthy,sick

          Our bodies will be buried unless the rapture takes place.

Today-Some things that won’t ever be buried

  1. The soul-Mark 8:34-38, Matthew 10:28, James 5:20, Psalm 116:8,Luke 12:16-20 – rich young fool

  2. Your testimony

Definition of testimony – an outward sign of something; what and the way we live

Testimonies of some- Mark 14:1-8 – woman with alabaster box, she had done what she could

II Timothy 4:6-7 – Paul

Hebrew 11:5-6 – Enoch

    3. Your works – works will abide – I Corinthians 3:11-15,Rev.22:12

    4. Our hope – I Corinthians 15:19, I Thessalonians 4:13, I Peter 1:3

    5. Our true record – Job 16:19, Revelations 20:11-15, Romans 14:11-12

-Bro. Mike Goodson

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