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Scripture   It was God who sent me ahead of you to preserve your lives.  Genesis 45:5 Joseph’s story – Genesis 37–50 (New Living Translation) Comment Do you know the Joseph story? It’s a fantastic story full of reversals. God prepared Joseph to redeem his family from famine- not just his family but the whole region. But there was huge...

Scripture Hope deferred makes the heart sick.  Proverbs 13:12 “This hope will not disappoint us for we know how deeply God loves us, because he has given us the Holy Spirit to fill our hearts with His Love”  Romans 5:3-5 Comment I seem to meet so many people who have given up on God or each other because of disappointment....

Scripture  Some went out on the sea in ships; they were merchants on the mighty waters……. In their peril their courage melted away …. They were at their wits end. He stilled the storm to a whisper They were glad when it grew calm and He guided them to their desired haven. Let them give thanks to the Lord for...

Scripture Some sat in darkness, in utter darkness, prisoners in iron chains…….He (God) breaks down gates of bronze and cuts through bars of iron. Psalm 107:10-16 Comment Here the reason for the deep depression seems to be rebellion and disobedience. That is not always the case; but certainly it is true that sometimes poor decisions and wrong actions result in great...

Scripture Psalm 107 v 2 Let the redeemed of the Lord tell their story….. V4-9 Some wandered in desert wastelands finding no way to a place where they could settle They were hungry and thirsty, and their lives ebbed away… He satisfies the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things…. Comment Every Christian has been redeemed from the power...