The tension that has been building since Joseph's brothers first came to Egypt is released as he reveals who he is! They are frightened, but need not be: Joseph sees God's sovereign hand at work, preserving a nation, and restoring a family. This is what God can do!
Jesus instructed His disciples to pray, 'And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.' This is the only mention in this prayer our action - how we have forgiven others. How much have you forgiven others? How much do you need forgiveness?
Jesus tells us to ask for forgiveness: Why? Because our spiritual position doesn't guarantee our spiritual condition. A disciple of Jesus has eternal life by faith; that's his position. But fellowship with God requires ongoing forgiveness of sin; that's our condition.
Darkness falls, beginning a very dark day. Passover points back to a historic event in Israel's history, but tonight it will become a symbol of deliverance for all mankind. Israel's Messiah is the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world! His words on the cross show it.