And the sad thing is that God says that some are beyond his reach. In other words, the Bible says that God tries to reach and touch and deal with all of us. Yet, there comes a point—only God knows the point—when the head of the household closes the door and the person begins to beat on the door. And the person exclaims, “Let me in! Let me in! Let me in! But there is no response.
So if you are a betrayer, the choice is up to you. If you are a betrayer, you have an opportunity right now to come clean. I think it is interesting what happened here because the plot clots.
After Joseph and his brothers talk to each other—again the brothers are clueless about who Joseph is—they get in on this distress and calamity that is a part of their lives. Do you know what they do? They say, “This is happening to us because of what we did to Joseph.”
Isn’t it amazing? That quick, Joseph pops up again. Then as they’re talking to Joseph, and again, they think he is some Egyptian governor, here is what they said to him. I love this in Genesis 42:31, they said, “We are honest men; we’re not spies.”
“To be honest with you…” Whenever someone says that I think, “I’m talking to a liar.” You have some serious problems in your life if you have to say, “I’m honest, I’m full of integrity, I’m a great leader, I have the ability to communicate. You should hear me sing, you talk about athletic—” When people begin to throw those things out, whoa.
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