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Encouragements to live aright. (Genesis 45:11-15)Rev Gareth James, November 1, 2020
Part of the Joseph in Genesis series, preached at a Sunday Evening service
Last week we saw how Joseph not only revealed his identity to his brothers but also forgave them. Now he wants his brothers, their families, and their father to enjoy life.
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11 There I will provide for you, for there are yet five years of famine to come, so that you and your household, and all that you have, do not come to poverty.’ 12 And now your eyes see, and the eyes of my brother Benjamin see, that it is my mouth that speaks to you. 13 You must tell my father of all my honor in Egypt, and of all that you have seen. Hurry and bring my father down here.” 14 Then he fell upon his brother Benjamin's neck and wept, and Benjamin wept upon his neck. 15 And he kissed all his brothers and wept upon them. After that his brothers talked with him. (ESV)