The God on the mountain is also God in the valley. When things go wrong, He will make them right. Amen.
Today’s reading: Genesis 38-40.
We’ve all been stuck in bad situations, yet some survive and thrive while others sink deeper into the dark. Joseph’s journey into slavery can teach us a few things about surviving hard times and coming out stronger.
But while Joseph was there in the prison, the LORD was with him; he showed him kindness and granted him favor… Genesis 39:20-21
Look at the difficulty of Joseph’s situation. He didn’t deserve to be a slave, or later to be in prison. He had done nothing wrong except get on the bad side of his brothers. He was falsely imprisoned. He was a victim of human trafficking. He was oppressed. He was a stranger in a strange land. He could have given up and despaired. In fact, there probably were days when he felt like giving up and giving in to depression. But Joseph overcame his dark days and…
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