Genesis: Genesis 37:12-36 I have, for all my life, had a wonderful relationship with my earthly brother. That’s a great blessing. In this sad world, brothers who love each other is not always the case. There are many times when the dysfunction in a given family is so great that it creates a lifetime of wreckage.
It is often quite hard to see the reason for our own suffering. I know we can see the immediate reason for it. But it is the greater question of meaning that often haunts the human soul. Why has this come to be?
Since so little seems to be said about Mary what lessons of faith can be learned from her? Well hang on, because I think there is much we can learn from this remarkable woman. A woman the Bible calls the most favored of all women.
Sometimes people who have exhibited almost no faith at all are suddenly roused by God for a great purpose. If in fact you believe that someone like you cannot ever be used by God, think again! The book of Esther will give you great hope.