Acts 7:17-22

17 “But as the time of the promise drew near, which God had granted to Abraham, the people increased and multiplied in Egypt 18 until there arose over Egypt another king who did not know Joseph. 19 He dealt shrewdly with our race and forced our fathers to expose their infants, so that they would not be kept alive. 20 At this time Moses was born; and he was beautiful in God’s sight. And he was brought up for three months in his father’s house, 21 and when he was exposed, Pharaoh’s daughter adopted him and brought him up as her own son. 22 And Moses was instructed in all the wisdom of the Egyptians, and he was mighty in his words and deeds.

One response to “Acts 7:17-22

  1. God’s sovereign plan is so cool. First, when it was coming near to the time of the Exodus, God increased the fertility rates of Israel and their numbers increased. God put a king on the throne who didn’t know Joseph and wouldn’t be fond of Israel to set up the showdown that would leave to their Exodus. God chose his leader, and then planted him inside of the king’s family and house to give him access to the king.

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