Joseph’s story begins when he’s seventeen. Thirteen years later, he’s freed from prison and elevated to the second highest position in Egypt. And then it’s at least another seven years before he sees his family again, when his brothers do indeed bow before him. When we look at his life, we wonder why all these terrible things happened to him. But God had a purpose behind it.
“How long, O LORD? Will you forget me forever? How long will you hide your face from me?” (Psalm 13:1). The book of Psalms covers a wide range of emotions. In some of them, the author is expressing joy, glorifying God for some great act or some beautiful creation. Others are expressions of… Continue reading How Long