01/17/20: Genesis 43-45; Matt 12:1-21

A few days ago I wrote of how God’s will “threads,” sometimes imperceptibly,  through our lives.  As we read Joseph’s words to his brothers today we can see that Joseph had the same realization — the Lord is always working through our lives:

Genesis 45:   Then Joseph said to his brothers, “Come close to me.” When they had done so, he said, “I am your brother Joseph, the one you sold into Egypt! And now, do not be distressed and do not be angry with yourselves for selling me here, because it was to save lives that God sent me ahead of you. For two years now there has been famine in the land, and for the next five years there will be no plowing and reaping. But God sent me ahead of you to preserve for you a remnant on earth and to save your lives by a great deliverance.  “So then, it was not you who sent me here, but God. He made me father to Pharaoh, lord of his entire household and ruler of all Egypt.

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