God is sovereign over governments, but they are often evil. When they are, God's people demonstrate allegiance to Him by refusing to obey, knowing full well that they may face temporal consequences.
We hear a lot about 'justice' today, but the harder we try to achieve it, the more we fail! In a world shrouded in sin, Christians look for Jesus' return. When He comes, His righteous judgment will render rewards and retribution to every person.
Twenty years after being sold by his brothers, Joseph is ruling Egypt. Not knowing it is him, they stand before him in need of food. Have their hearts changed? The tension reaches a fever pitch as Joseph instigates a test to determine if their spiritual transformation is real.
It's Sunday, first day of the week - but not just any week: the week Jesus was crucified. More has been written about this week than any other in history. A third of the Gospels focuses on this week! This is the day of Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem...and a day of tears.