Tag Archives: Genesis 43

facing challenging moments

Genesis 43:27 – 44:5 27 And he asked about their welfare and said, “Is your father well, the old man of whom you spoke? Is he still alive?” 28 They said, “Your servant our father is alright; he is still … Continue reading

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nothing good

Genesis 43:15-26 15 So the men took this gift, and they took twice the money with them, and Benjamin. They got up and went down to Egypt and stood before Joseph. 16 When Joseph saw Benjamin with them, he said … Continue reading

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awful choices

Genesis 43:1-14 Now the famine was brutal in the land. 2 And when they had eaten the grain that they had brought from Egypt, their father said to them, “Go again, purchase us a little food.” 3 But Judah said … Continue reading

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Joseph: a feast for his brothers

Genesis 43.   The brothers returned to Egypt with Benjamin, not knowing whether they would live or die – since the money they had given the governor before had been secretly put back into their bags.  Zaphenath-paneah had ordered that they … Continue reading

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family love

Genesis 43.  This moving story of Joseph’s second encounter with his brothers reveals what has been going on in Joseph’s heart since they sold him into slavery.  You would expect Joseph to have harbored bitterness and hatred in his heart. … Continue reading

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