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When God Doesn’t Make Sense Pt. 3
January 19, 2020

When God Doesn’t Make Sense Pt. 3

January 19, 2020

Series: When God Doesn’t Make Sense Pt. 3

Sermon: That’s Not Fair! 

Date: 1.19.20

Trusting God’s character in life’s .

Genesis 37, 39, 40, 41, & 42

Joseph’s Story

Genesis 50:19-20 (NASB) 

But Joseph said to them, “Do not be afraid, for am I in God’s place? 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.”

The Message – Don’t you see, you planned evil against me but God used those same plans for my good, as you see all around you right now—life for many people. 

God works through to bring about .

Memorize: Romans 8:28 (TPT)

28 So we are convinced that every detail of our lives is continually woven together to fit into God’s perfect plan of bringing good into our lives, for we are his lovers who have been called to fulfill his designed purpose.

APPLICATION

  • Getting honest/transparent/authentic about your struggles and your questions.
  • Praying to God
  • Praying with someone
  • Journaling
  • Focus on the goodness of God. Express Gratitude

 

DISCUSSION

Start talking.

What is something that you think is unfair?

Do you consider yourself to be a fair person? Explain. 

Start thinking.

Do you think God is just or fair or both? Explain.

Why do you think good things happen to bad people and bad things happen to good people?

Start sharing.

Think of a time when you were unfair in your dealing with someone. How did you feel when you realized you had been unfair towards that person?

Share of a time where God worked for good something in your life that was unjust or unfair.

Start praying.

Ask Jesus to help you move to a place where you can learn to relax and let God lead you and guide you.

 

 

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