“You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor, and hate your enemy.’ “But I say to you, love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who spitefully use you and persecute you, “that you may be sons of your Father in heaven; for He makes His sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust. Matthew 5: 43-45
Audio Reading: Gen 49:27-50:20, Matthew 5:27-48, Psalm 6:1-10, Prov 1:29-33
How do we love our enemies? What does that look like? How can we do that when, as a people, we are being oppressed with such tyranny? How do we overcome evil with good? Listen in to find out!
Audio Reading: Genesis 50:21-26, Matthew 6:1-24, Psalm 7:1-17, Prov 2:1-5
And Joseph said to his brethren, “I am dying; but God will surely visit you, and bring you out of this land to the land of which He swore to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob.” Then Joseph took an oath from the children of Israel, saying, “God will surely visit you, and you shall carry up my bones from here.” Genesis 50:24-25
Why did Joseph ask his offspring to make sure to take his bones out of Egypt and bring them back to the Promised land? Joseph’s bones now lie in a tomb in ancient Shechem, modern-day Nablus. What do Joseph’s bones tell us prophetically? Listen in to find out!