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Remembering to Forget

(By Rachel Joyce)


Photo Credit: Grace Joyce

What do you need to remember to forget?


Life is not easy and most of us have some painful memories. But few of us have experienced the traumas Joseph endured:


  • Betrayed by his brothers who intended to kill him, but then decided to sell him as a slave so they could get rid of him and profit at the same time.

  • Forced to work as a slave in Egypt.

  • Slandered against and falsely imprisoned.

  • Left in prison and forgotten by those he had helped.


But God had not forgotten about Joseph and at just the right time, He brought Joseph out of prison and saw that he was elevated to the highest position in the land, second only to Pharaoh, himself. After his marriage, Joseph