Do not be distressed…

Genesis 45:4-5 " not be distressed and angry with yourselves for selling me here, because it was to save lives that God sent me ahead of you." When Joseph said this to his brothers, who had sold him into slavery many years before, it was the ultimate letting off the hook. Joseph saw what we... Continue Reading →

Broad Places

Genesis 26:19-22 gives the account of Isaac's herdsmen quarreling with the Philistines over some wells he had dug. He named those wells "Esek," or "Dispute," and "Sitnah," or "Opposition."  When he finally dug a well that they didn't quarrel over, he named it "Rehoboth."  One might logically suppose that this name means something like "peace,"... Continue Reading →

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