Loved by his dad, sold into slavery by his jealous brothers, thrown in prison through false accusations, left there through unfulfilled promises, noticed and exalted by Pharaoh, and now his brothers stand before him needing… Background Story: Isaiah was a prophet of God who often spoke of the Messiah who was to come.
He is appealing to some kind of standard of behaviour which he expects the other man to know about….
The daily questions also can be used as a take-home page if you use the Bible Lessons on Philippians that encourage students to develop a daily quiet time.
Mother church has sanctioned many a worse legend than this, for a truthful moral lies upon the surface.
Father, open my heart toward others and toward you.