posted ago by Jtap ago by Jtap +15 / -0

Holy Ghost please guide my hand.

Genesis 43

Today Father,

Thank you for teaching me a simple phrase from Your Holy Spirit,

"It is not always what you say, but what you do, that those you encounter will remember. "

For those reading this for context:

Joseph has a feast with his brothers as 2nd in command of egypt during a worldwide famine and his brother's who sold him to slavery are now eating bread at his mercy without recognizing him. But there's a moment where Joseph makes a subtle move that blows them away. He enacts a Hebrew tradition:

32 And they set on for him by himself, and for them by themselves, and for the Egyptians, which did eat with him, by themselves: because the Egyptians might not eat bread with the Hebrews; for that is an abomination unto the Egyptians.

33 And they sat before him, the firstborn according to his birthright, and the youngest according to his youth: and the men marvelled one at another.

Secretly, Joseph played a move that his brothers would recognize, insomuch how could an "egyptian" know this custom?

That act made more marvel to his brothers than any word he spoke.

Even further,

Jesus has revealed Himself in the old and new testament by the bread and wine of the communion.

Once in the Christophany of melchizedek (Jesus) to Abraham, by firstly bringing bread and wine as a gift. All the way to Jesus doing the same at Emmaus after His resurrection in secret, to His disciples.

Almost like an inside joke may be used in our times.

Today Father, please give us the Holy Spirit to love in deed and truth and not only in word and tongue.

And we repent where we have failed to do otherwise.

Please bless this bread, the symbol of Jesus Christ's body given for us. May we eat.

Please bless this wine, the symbol of Jesus Christ's blood which is the blood of the new covenant shed for many for the remission of sins. May we drink all.

This symbol; speaks more than any words I could ever write.

Glory to You, Your Son Jesus Christ, and Your Holy Spirit, Father.

Happy Thanksgiving brothers and sisters. May the peace of our Lord Jesus Christ keep you and your families this season.

In Jesus name amen.

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Jtap [S] 4 points ago +4 / -0

God bless you with His Holy Spirit brother. In Jesus name amen! Love unto you as well.