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God and His People (Genesis 45-50)

God and His People (Genesis 45-50)

Audio Some of us, myself included, grew up as part of the MTV generation. If you did, not only will these words be familiar to you, but you will also be able to envision a very specific visual in your mind as I read these words:And you may find yourselfLiving in a shotgun shackAnd you may find yourselfIn another part of the worldAnd you may find yourselfBehind the wheel of a large automobileAnd you may find yourself in a beautiful houseWith a beautiful wifeAnd you may ask yourself, wellHow did I get here?Whether or not you are familiar with those lines from the Talking Heads, you may be able to identify with the sentiment. How did I get here? And what does this have to do with Genesis? Quite a lot, actually. The book of Genesis was written by Moses around the time when he led the nation of Israel out of Egypt 430 years after the events we just read about. Egyptwas the only home they’d ever had. Though they had been slaves there for several generations, those alive at the time of M