Introduction: In a world where truth is whatever you want to believe, you don’t have to worry much about consequences. But, Joseph knew that truth had to be dealt with in order for God to bring out the best possible set of consequences.
1. THE CONFRONTATION (44:1-13):
A. They Were Overjoyed (43:34b)
B. They Were Overtaken (44:1-6)
C. They Were Overconfident (44:7-12)
D. They Were Overwhelmed (44:13)
2. THE CONFESSION (44:14-34):
A. Submission (14-17):
B. Surrender (18-34):
1) The Report (18-29)
2) The Request (30-34)
3. THE COMPASSION (45:1-15):
A. The Revelation (1-4)
B. The Reassurance (5-12)
C. The Reconciliation (13-15)
4. THE CELEBRATION (45:16-28):
A. The Command From Pharaoh (16-24):
1) The Proclamation (16-20)
2) The Provisions (21-24).
B. The Confirmation From Jacob (25-28)
CONCLUSION: Joseph had navigated through the process of dealing with his brother’s sins and he brought about a great reconciliation.