Joseph Wept


Sun In Rain

“…the Lord was with him and gave him success in everything he did.” (Genesis 39:3)

coatJoseph was sold into slavery by his own brothers.  It must have been traumatic to be given against his will to a strange people, traveling to an unfamiliar land.  Through the many trials he faced, Joseph remained steadfast in his loyalty to God.  At the same time, the Bible says that God was with Joseph.  Joseph went on to become the second-in-command next to Pharaoh, King of Egypt.  When he saw his brothers again it was during a time of severe famine, Joseph had risen to a prominent position in Egypt and was in charge of distributing the food that his brothers had journeyed to buy.  Joseph didn’t disclose his identity right away and his brothers did not recognize him.  When he finally did reveal who he was, he wept so loudly that those in…

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