Todays reading deals with something we all tend to struggle with- fear of what others will do to us. Take some time to work through the reading and questions below this morning.
Pray: Father, illuminate the truth of your word, through your Holy Spirit, that you might change me and my brothers and sisters across our area to be more like you Jesus.
Context- What is the backstory to this passage?
Read vs. 15-18...
+ What is happening with Joseph's father?
+ What is happening with Joseph's brothers?
+ What did his brothers do and what are they asking for?
Read vs. 19-26...
+ How does Joseph respond?
+ What does Joseph tell us about God?
+ What was God's purpose in Joseph's pain?
Christ- How does this account point us to Jesus and God's willingness to use things for his purposes?