Yesterday, a famine drove Jacob to send all his sons except Benjamin to Egypt for grain. When the brothers arrived, they did not recognize Joseph, but he recognized them. Joseph accuses them of being spies and puts them in prison. The brothers think they are being punished for what they did to Joseph, and when he overhears them, he is moved to tears. He has compassion on them and sends all but Simeon back home to get Benjamin. He gave them grain and supplies and secretly gave their money back. When the brothers arrive home, Jacob refuses to let them take Benjamin for fear something terrible will happen to him. Let’s continue with Genesis chapter 43.
- What stood out to you? Did anything surprise you?
- Where did humans fail in this chapter? Why?
- Where do you s ee God working? What does that teach you about who he is?
- How do you need to respond in light of what you learned?