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today's reading.
Genesis 45:16-28    When the report was heard in Pharaoh's house, "Joseph's brothers have come," it pleased Pharaoh and his servants...

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Have you ever experienced favor based on your relationship with someone else? How does your relationship with Jesus do that for you?

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When Pharaoh learns about Joseph's family, his response is wonderful--"It pleased Pharaoh and his servant" (Gen. 45:16). Pharaoh then instructs Joseph to bring his entire family to Egypt and generously offers to give this foreign family the best of the land. That's pretty amazing, and we can see God's hand in it all. But Joseph also played a major role in this outcome. Everything about him reflected his foundation in, and love for, God--his words, his actions, his attitude. Pharaoh and those around Joseph saw it day after day and it clearly had an impact.

So what kind of impact are you having on those around you? What are some things we can do to be more like Joseph? Tami W.

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