The Purpose of Affliction

The Purpose of Affliction
Written by Jim Staley

"But the more they afflicted them, the more they multiplied and grew."

That's how verse 12 starts in the book of Shemot (Exodus). The people of Israel were blessed immensely in Egypt under Joseph's reputation. But "now there arose a new king over Egypt, who did not know Joseph." That’s where the affliction begins and where our study of this most terrifying word called begins.

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