Despite all the hardship and struggle Joseph endured while in slavery in Egypt, he did not fail to recognize the sovereign hand of God in every event of His life. In response to his brother’s repentance, Joseph responded, “As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good.” This theme of providence carries over into the events recorded in the beginning of the book of Exodus. Just as Joseph’s brothers intended to bring about his destruction, Pharaoh sought to destroy all the Hebrew baby boys. Instead, God used this evil edict to preserve His servant Moses …
It is only natural for people to desire a life of significance—to make a difference in the world around them. Most of us will never do those things that solicit the world’s attention. But as we shall see, nothing is too small for God to use in His master plan. If you have your Bible, open it to Exodus chapter two, as Dr. Sproul looks at some seemingly small events that changed the history of the world.