Then Joseph said to his brothers, “Please, come near me,” and they came near. “I am Joseph, your brother,” he said, “the one you sold into Egypt. And now don’t be worried or angry with yourselves for selling me here, because God sent me ahead of you to preserve life. For the famine has been in the land these two years, and there will be five more years without plowing or harvesting. God sent me ahead of you to establish you as a remnant within the land and to keep you alive by a great deliverance. Therefore it was not you who sent me here, but God. He has made me a father to Pharaoh, lord of his entire household, and ruler over all the land of Egypt.” (Genesis 45:4-8)
When is it most difficult for you to see or accept God’s hand in something?
Today’s Challenge: Consider how time has affected your perspective. Spend time in prayer about your present situation, claiming your trust that God can work through all situations, trusting Him to provide and guide even when you don’t understand how He’s working.
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