God Turns Up the Pressure
Topic: Joseph, A Man For All Ages Passage: Genesis 42:24–42:35
We now see Joseph’s love and compassion for his brothers while maintaining a strong image before them. The brothers on the other hand, are beginning to melt under the convicting pressure of God’s grace.
• God creates circumstances
Key questions from the brothers’ statement, “What is this that God has done to us?”
1. What do the brothers mean by this question?
2. What does the brothers’ statement concerning God signify?
• God’s grace through Joseph’s kindness