Under God’s discipline, Judah is changing, becoming merciful as God is merciful.
The heavy hand of God is upon Joseph’s brothers not to punish them but to invite them to confess their sin and be forgiven.
Both in sorrow and success, Joseph remained faithful to God and his purposes.
Jesus taught his community to pray to One who is beyond them but with them, that God’s Kingdom would be established.
Joseph’s suffering was real and painful but by it God accomplished his good purposes.
Family sins can have a powerful influence in our lives but God’s grace is sufficient for forgiveness and freedom.
We need to interact with the story of Joseph from multiple vantage points as we seek the reconciling work of God.
Doug and Carol illustrate God’s truth from their ministry in Japan and our ministry in Canada.