Joseph God's Providence Through Sin and Suffering - Heather Cowie

November 30, 2014

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Media @ New Hope CalgaryIn this message we will listen to the story of Joseph and reflect on how God's providence is present even in the midst of sin suffering.

Now Israel loved Joseph more than any of his other sons, because he had been born to him in his old age; and he made an ornate robe for him. When his brothers saw that their father loved him more than any of them, they hated him and could not speak a kind word to him.
Genesis 37:3,4

Now Joseph was well-built and handsome, and after a while his master's wife took notice of Joseph and said, Come to bed with me!
But he refused. With me in charge, he told her, my master does not concern himself with anything in the house; everything he owns he has entrusted to my care.
No one is greater in this house than I am. My master has withheld nothing from me except you, because you are his wife. How then could I do such a wicked thing and sin against God?
Genesis 39:6a-9

But Joseph said to them, Don't be afraid. Am I in the place of God? You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good to accomplish what is now being done, the saving of many lives. So then, don't be afraid. I will provide for you and your children. And he reassured them and spoke kindly to them.
Genesis 50:19-21


Songs for this service, click to listen/watch.

Music

Timshel

O Come O Come Emmanuel

Forty

SMS (Shine)

Don't Carry it All



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Image "Joseph has been recognized by his brothers" by Marc Chagall (1931) from the Muse National, Nice, France
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Keywords:

Genesis 37:3-4,Geneis 39:6a-9,testament,Genesis 50:19-21

Length: 29:46     Rating: GA