From Pastor Perry

03/28/2017 Gen. 42:6-11

Genesis 42:6–11 (ESV)

Joseph’s Brother Go to Egypt

Now Joseph was governor over the land. He was the one who sold to all the people of the land. And Joseph’s brothers came and bowed themselves before him with their faces to the ground. Joseph saw his brothers and recognized them, but he treated them like strangers and spoke roughly to them. “Where do you come from?” he said. They said, “From the land of Canaan, to buy food.” And Joseph recognized his brothers, but they did not recognize him. And Joseph remembered the dreams that he had dreamed of them. And he said to them, “You are spies; you have come to see the nakedness of the land.” 10 They said to him, “No, my lord, your servants have come to buy food. 11 We are all sons of one man. We are honest men. Your servants have never been spies.”


This is what dreams are made of!  Joseph’s brothers who sold him into slavery now come to Egypt.  The draught has hit Canaan to the point that there is no more grain.  They hear about grain being available in Egypt, so they head to Egypt to buy grain.  Scripture says: “and Joseph’s brothers came and bowed themselves before him with their faces to the ground.”  Joseph recognizes his brothers, but they do not recognize him.  Joseph’s dream many years earlier said that his brothers would bow down to him [Joseph], which is part of the reason they were jealous of Joseph.  Well… they just bowed down!  Dream fulfilled! 


I pray: O Lord, You are in control and we are along for the ride.  Shape us and mold us according to your will and we pray that you use us to help carry out your will.  Amen.

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