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Powered by 4 - September 9, 2011

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Patiently Serving

today's reading.
Genesis 39:21-23    But the LORD was with Joseph and showed him steadfast love and gave him favor in the sight of the keeper of the prison...

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How have you seen God use your setbacks to lead to better things?

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The rough road continues for Joseph as we get to Genesis 40. He's has been faithful in trusting and following God, and yet, he finds himself sitting in prison and he’s been there for quite a while. So what do we see from Joseph? Not what you might think--no feeling sorry for himself, no anger--actually just the opposite. Joseph is patient and continues to honor and serve God. 

So what are some things that help you keep honoring and serving God while you're waiting? What can we do to respond like Joseph when our situation isn't of our choosing and we don't yet see a light at the end of the tunnel? Tami W.

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