The “you-meant-it-for-evil-but-God-meant-it-for-good” concept is so beautifully embodied in the story of Joseph. Sold into slavery because of his brothers’ offense and jealousy, the young man Joseph goes through some pretty incredible adventures to eventually become the Number Two chariot in Egypt. It is a foreshadowing of what God was planning to do through Jesus. The Romans and the Jewish leaders meant it for evil, but God’s plan always trumps man’s.
Many years later, his own brothers come knocking at his door wanting to buy food due to the terrible famine, and, not recognizing Continue reading “So shut up, already!”