Finding Yourself In The Pits of Despair

Second in the series “Back On Track”

Genesis 37:12-36

Main Point:

Though Joseph could not see what was happening, God was already at work to save his life and his family.

  • Joseph receives assistance in his naive search [12-17]
    • Hebrews 13:1-2
  • His brothers debate their diabolical course of action [18-28]
    • Matthew 26:14-16
  • HIs father laments the apparent loss of his favorite [29-36]
    • Genesis 27:22-23
    • Galatians 6:7-8
    • John 16:20
    • Matthew 5:4
  • Applications and Next Steps:
    • How would it change the way you deal with difficult times if you could see that God was already at work?
    • When is a time in your life that God has used towards a good end your own mistakes or other people’s malice?
    • How might God be at work in this act of your life story?