In God We Trust

Scripture: Genesis 43

Genesis 43:1-14

  • Jacob trusted God
    El Shaddai = God Almighty
  • Jacob believed in God’s sovereign control

Genesis 43:15-34

  • 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
    • Psalm 135:5-6
  • God is infinite in Wisdom
    • Proverbs 3:19
  • God is perfect in Love
    • 1 John 4:10

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.