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Powered by 4 - September 8, 2011

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Far Reaching

today's reading.
Genesis 39:1-21    Now Joseph had been brought down to Egypt, and Potiphar, an officer of Pharaoh, the captain of the guard, an Egyptian, had bought him from the Ishmaelites who had brought him down there...

think about it.
What enabled Joseph to resist a powerful temptation? What would help you resist temptation?

the blog.
*Special note: Today's blog should accompany yesterday's reading and vice versa.

We've all heard it, maybe we've even thought it or said it. My business is just that--mine. And what I choose to do isn't anyone else's concern. So many times we don't give much, if any, thought to how our actions might impact others. So we do what seems right for us at the moment. But that can be problematic, especially when sinful behavior is part of the mix. The account of Judah and Tamar demonstrates that pretty clearly. Judah didn't keep his promise to Tamar because it suited him. But as we see, his broken promise snowballed into more and more sin.

So what did this passage show you about the devastating effect of sin? Tami W

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