Why is it all necessary? Why can't God just fix everything to the way he wants it? I don't know. That's above my pay grade.
A: 44:18-23 – Joseph talks with his brothers
B: 44:24-32 – Jacob holds onto Benjamin (but lets him go)
C: 44:33-34 – Judah begs to be allowed to stay with Joseph
D: 45:1 – Joseph sends everyone away from him
E: 45:2 – Egyptians heard Joseph weeping.
F: 45:3 – I am Joseph. My father is alive.
G: 45:4 – Come closer.
F: 45:4-5 – I am Joseph. God has preserved life.
E: 45:6 – Famine in Egypt.
D: 45:7-8 – God sends Joseph away from Jacob
C: 45:9-13 – Joseph invites Jacob & company to live with him
B: 45:14 – Joseph embraces Benjamin
A: 45:15 – Joseph weeps and talks with his brothers