Scripture: Genesis 43
- Jacob trusted God
El Shaddai = God Almighty
- Jacob believed in God’s sovereign control
- Steward reassured the brothers that God (Elohiym) gave them their treasurers.
- Brothers did not argue Benjamin’s special treatment.
Two Key Questions:
1. Is God trustworthy?
- God is completely Sovereign
- God is infinite in Wisdom
- God is perfect in Love
2. Do you know and trust God?
- Choosing to trust God is a matter of faith.
- Believing (trusting) in Jesus Christ alone for salvation is the first step.
- God promises to never leave you.
- When we know God we can come to Him for help.
- When we know His Word we will think/act on truth not feelings.
- All things work together for good. Romans 8:28-30
- Good is becoming more like Jesus Christ.