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Joseph: Leader in Egypt (Genesis 37 – 50)
Jacob’s sons, for the most part, have very little commitment to God’s call on them as a nation. They sell their brother Joseph as a slave, and he is taken to Egypt. Because of Joseph’s righteousness, he rises to become a great leader in Egypt. During a severe famine, his family comes to Egypt for food, is reunited with Joseph, and as a result, enjoys peace and comfort. After Joseph dies, however, his people are enslaved for the next four hundred years. This time of trial sharpens the spiritual hunger of the Hebrew people, and they cry out to God for deliverance.
Taken from 30 Days to Understand the Bible by Max Anders.
Lord, you are the deepest wisdom
The deepest truth,
The deepest love within me,
Lead me in your way.
A prayer of Richard Harries
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This hits hard at my identity. Can it be so settled that I’m loved and accepted by God, that when someone questions my actions I welcome the feedback, rather than defend my actions?
The quote is from The Liberation Project, an excellent podcast for men.
God uses our worst predicaments to accomplish his purposes, both for our good and for the sake of His kingdom. He somehow factors human messiness into his best equations. And while he already sees the outcome of our story, we only see the obvious implications for the moment. The beauty of God’s plan is often apparent only in retrospect, but it’s always there. That was true for Joseph. He is always at work in our lives, and his works are always good. Continue reading “Genesis 50:20 Eyesight”
Taken from Max Anders’ book 30 Days to Understanding the Bible.
My spirit is dry within me because it forgets to feed on You.
A prayer of St John of the Cross, mystic (1542–1591)