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Please pray for America’s leadership.

“Joseph brought his father Jacob in and introduced him to Pharaoh. Jacob blessed Pharaoh.”

Genesis 47:7 MSG

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What a moment of relief and joy looks like.
 
“The moment Joseph saw him, he threw himself on his neck and wept. He wept a long time.”
 
Genesis 46:29 MSG
What does forgiveness look like? Radical.
 
Joseph to his Brothers: “…don’t blame yourselves for selling me. God was behind it. God sent me here ahead of you to save lives.”
 
Genesis 45:5 MSG
Why Judah prevails.
 
Judah to Jacob concerning Benjamin: “I’ll take full responsibility for his safety; it’s my life on the line for his.”
 
Genesis 43:9 MSG
A bit of an issue with credibility.
 
The brothers who sold Joseph into slaver: “We are honest men and in no way spies.”
 
Genesis 42:31 MSG

The dreamer’s open secret for answers.

Joseph: “Not I, but God. God will set Pharaoh’s mind at ease.”

Genesis 41:16 MSG

How quickly a good deed can soon be forgotten.
 
“the head cupbearer never gave Joseph another thought; he forgot all about him.”
 
Genesis 40:23 MSG
In the most desperate of circumstances, Joseph:
 
“whatever he [Joseph] did God made sure it worked out for the best.”
 
Genesis 39:23 MSG
At times contagious is good.
 
“God blessed the home of the Egyptian—all because of Joseph. The blessing of God spread over everything he owned”
 
Genesis 39:5 MSG

For Judah, the story only gets terrible after this sad moment:

“About that time, Judah separated from his brothers”

Genesis 38:1 MSG