God Meant it For Good – Beloved Women – January 4, 2021

God Meant it For Good – Beloved Women – January 4, 2021

READ: “As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good.” (Genesis 50:20)

TODAY’S ENCOURAGEMENT: We read in Genesis that Joseph was sold into slavery by his own brothers, lied on, and faced wrongful imprisonment. This was a situation that would suck the hope out of any of us. However, it was this unfortunate sequence of events that the Lord used to position Joseph to become second in command in all of Egypt. When Joseph finally faced his brothers after everything he went through he had this to say: “As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good.” (Gen.50:20ESV)

What Joseph’s brothers used for evil, God used for good. What is the enemy throwing your way today? Discouragement, depression, fear, temptation, anxiety, intimidation? The enemy may very well have a few tricks up his sleeve to get you off your faith game but guess what? For every one of the enemy’s tricks God has a miracle. Be encouraged to know that what the enemy is using against you is the very thing God will use for you!

PRAY: Dear Heavenly Father, please help me to trust You over my difficulties. I believe You can work any situation out for my good. I love You. In Jesus Christ Name I pray. Amen.

REFLECT: Now I want to hear from you today Beloved! Please comment and let me know, has God turned a bad situation you were facing around in your favor? I can’t wait to read your testimonies below.

CONNECT: Study the Bible with Christina Patterson at www.belovedwomen.tv and connect with her on Instagram @ChristinaHPatterson.

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2 thoughts on “God Meant it For Good – Beloved Women – January 4, 2021

  1. I was given one academic year suspension in 2016 from college. It was a tough year for me. I got anxiety, and almost got depression. But God turned it into a good thing because I did and passed another course that year…and when I resumed college I did better than I could have done.
    So yea I can testify to God turning our bad circumstances into blessings

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    1. Amen! I have had bad times but God turned things around all the time including now having to sell our home because we can’t afford it anymore but God made sure we will be able to pay our home after 4 years of mortgage payments and gives us a good amount of cash for it. It ended up been an investment for 4 years of Wich 3 difficult ones. Also I believe we learned a lot and we will be wiser. Important lesson. God bless you. God IS good!!💕

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