Genesis 37-50 Beyond Evil Intent: Joseph & His Brothers

  1. Why do Bad Things Happen to Good People ?

 

  1. Evil Intent
    • Jealousy & hatred
    • Seduction & accusation
    • Selfish forgetfulness
  1. Reversal of Fortunes
    • Up…down…up…
    • Lord of Egypt
    • Lord of brothers
  1. God’s Intent
    • Key verse: Gen 50:20
    • Self-fulfilling dreams
    • Tamah & Judah? (Gen 38)
  1. Beyond Evil Intent
    • Jesus’ birth & death
    • Compatibilism
    • Christian life