365 Key Chapters of the Bible: Genesis 50
In the beginning everything was good. However, rather than trusting God’s goodness, man decided for himself what was good and disobeyed God’s one command. This disobedience resulted in a broken relationship with God. But God promised redemption; He promised to provide.
In this concluding chapter of Genesis, we see God’s provision again. Now that Jacob had died, Joseph’s brothers feared for their lives. But Joseph trusted God. Despite the evil that Joseph’s brothers intended, God brought about good for the salvation of many. Not only did God deliver Joseph’s family from the famine, but through this deliverance He preserved the line of Judah, from which Jesus would be born.
This session is part 48 of the 365 Key Chapters of the Bible series, based on Ken’s Handbook to Scripture.
This content on the reliability of the Bible was originally printed in Decision Magazine. False Impressions “I don’t want to take a bath—I’m clean enough!” My impassioned protests as a six-year-old at bedtime were quickly rebuffed by this powerful tool from my parents’ arsenal of guilt-inducing mottoes: “The Bible says that cleanliness is next to godliness!” […]