but God…

As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good in order to bring about this present result, to preserve many people alive.

Genesis 50:20 NASB

This is Joseph in Egypt talking to his brothers after their father died.  His brothers were afraid Joseph would try to get revenge on them for selling him into slavery many years before. You can read the story of Joseph beginning in Genesis 37 and continuing in chapter 39 to the end in chapter 50.

This is one of my favorite Bible stories because it has given me hope that God can take difficult circumstances and turn them around and use them for good!

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4 thoughts on “but God…

  1. colesims says:

    Thanks for this beautiful post! Everyone needs a little encouragement sometimes ;) This is a great story because it shows that no matter how bad something seems, God can still use it for good. Keep praying and keep writing!

  2. Thank you for visiting and for the encouragement!

  3. lbtk says:

    I always need a little encouragement every day. Wonderful reminder. Sandy

  4. Thanks for stopping by! I’m glad you found it encouraging!

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