You’ve already been introduced to so many biblical characters in the past few weeks. Most of us think of characters in the Bible as either heroes or villains, sinners or saints, good or bad. At least that’s how Bible stories are presented to children. But in this video, we’ll explore the ways biblical authors present characters as more complex and morally compromised than we usually imagine.
Today, we are reading from Genesis 43-45 as we continue the story of Joseph and the revealing of his identity to his brothers. This story shows that a reliance on God can lead to forgiveness and reconciliation of relationships, and dependence and faith in Him will lead us to a place of victory.
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