This Week's Story

Judah’s Change Part 2

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Did Judah, a moral coward, become a man of courage?

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I had trouble writing about Judah, brother of the famous Joseph.  He was cowardly as a young adult, making decisions that often hurt others, but I couldn’t escape the conclusion that he changed.   I wondered, “Is there proof that he became morally strong?  I found more to his story than his mistakes.

As young men Judah and his brothers hated their younger brother Joseph.  They talked about killing him. Judah showed some strength in arguing with his brothers about it. He suggested...

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