September 18, 2022

“Is there enough to pay for groceries?” 

“Do I have enough patience for this challenge?” 

“Am I good enough to find a partner in life?” 

Questions about whether we have enough or even more deeply, if we are enough haunt us our whole life. 

As we begin our sermon series on Joseph, we recognize that the story of Joseph focuses on the question of scarcity and abundance.  Throughout the story, we encounter questions of physical and emotional resources — is there enough, enough food, enough wisdom and enough love?  The answer we hear from life is a bit disturbing, a bit like our life — there may, actually, not be enough.

We need to hear another voice, not simply a word of affirmation, but a word of promise, that in Christ, we are enough.

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