Bearing Grudges

Sermon preached 9.25.16 on Genesis 37 and Genesis 50:     Joseph was a tattle tale.  I am going to assume that tattling is an almost universal experience.  We have all been tattled on–even if you are an only child, surely there was a cousin or an uncle who tattled on you at least once.  We have tattled on others.  Remember that time your brother broke the glass plate hanging on the wall?  Mom had to know who did it.  And most of us have heard the reports of a tattler at some point in our lives and had to make a decision on how to respond to the report.

We are coming in on the tail end of this family history.  Remember we started with Abram and Sarai, who were childless and homeless?  Continue reading