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Facing Life’s Problems. Facing Hatred & Envy Facing Betrayal Facing Persistent Temptation Facing False Accusations Facing Ingratitude Facing Power & Responsibility Facing Painful Memories Facing Past Forgiven Sins. Facing Power & Responsibility Genesis 41:37-45. Joseph’s Problem

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Facing Life’s Problems

W 65th St church of Christ / July 29,2007

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Facing Hatred & Envy

  • Facing Betrayal
  • Facing Persistent Temptation
  • Facing False Accusations
  • Facing Ingratitude
  • Facing Power & Responsibility
  • Facing Painful Memories
  • Facing Past Forgiven Sins

W 65th St church of Christ / July 29,2007

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Facing Power & Responsibility

Genesis 41:37-45

  • Joseph’s Problem
  • Joseph interprets Pharaoh’s dream – (41:15-36)
  • Joseph was made second in command over all Egypt – (41:40,41)
  • With power came wealth & responsibility [Joseph was over the preservation of food] -(41:42-49; cf. 33-36)

W 65th St church of Christ / July 29,2007

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Facing Power & Responsibility

Genesis 41:46-57

  • Joseph’s Response
  • After 13 years serving as a slave and being imprisoned –he went to work – (41:46-49)
  • He attributed his blessings to God – (41:50-52)
  • He had faithfully fulfilled his responsibilities – thus many were saved from death – (41:53-57)

W 65th St church of Christ / July 29,2007

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Facing Power & Responsibility

Genesis 41:37-57

  • Application
  • We cannot allow bad experiences to rob us of future glory – (2 Cor 4:8-18)
  • Difficulties can be used to prepare for greater service – (1 Pet 1:6-9; Eph 6:10-18)
  • With authority & wealth comes danger – (Deut 31:20; 32:12-15; Hos 13:6)

W 65th St church of Christ / July 29,2007

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Facing Power & Responsibility

Genesis 41:37-57

  • Application
  • Authority demands serving others – NOT being served – (Mat 20:20-28)
  • “Responsibility” comes with Authority & wealth – (He 13:17; 1 Tim 6:17-19)
  • Responsibility is given to those who prove themselves – (Luke 16:10-12)

W 65th St church of Christ / July 29,2007

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Facing Painful Memories

Genesis 41:50-52; 42:1-24; 43:1-45:28

  • Joseph’s Problem
  • Joseph had been helped to forget his troubles – (41:51,52)
  • Joseph was reminded of his past when he recognized his brothers as they came to him in need of food – (42:6,7)
  • They did not recognize Joseph -(42:8)

W 65th St church of Christ / July 29,2007

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Facing Painful Memories

Genesis 41:50-52; 42:1-24; 43:1-45:28

  • Joseph’s Reaction
  • Joseph required that one remain while the rest return to Canaan & return with Benjamin – (42:9-20)
  • Joseph overheard their regret and wept – (42:21-24)
  • Joseph commanded that they be given food and their money – (42:25,26

W 65th St church of Christ / July 29,2007

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Facing Painful Memories

Genesis 41:50-52; 42:1-24; 43:1-45:28

  • Joseph’s Reaction
  • When Joseph’s brothers return with Benjamin – they are invited to Joseph’s home where he inquires about Jacob and shows kindness to them – (43:15-28)
  • His heart yearns for Benjamin and privately weeps – (43:29,30)

W 65th St church of Christ / July 29,2007

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Facing Painful Memories

Genesis 41:50-52; 42:1-24; 43:1-45:28

  • Joseph’s Reaction
  • He again gives them grain along with their money and has his cup put in Benjamin’s bag - (44:1-3)
  • He sends his steward to bring Benjamin back – Judah intercedes for Benjamin – (44:4-34)
  • He reveals himself – (45:1-14)

W 65th St church of Christ / July 29,2007

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Facing Painful Memories

Genesis 41:50-52; 42:1-24; 43:1-45:28

  • Application
  • When confronted with painful memories – we should be cautious and deliberate in our reaction – (1 Thes 5:21)
  • We should never return evil for evil – (Rom 12:17-21)
  • We need to live in the present – and live for the future!! – (Phili 3:13,14)

W 65th St church of Christ / July 29,2007

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Facing Past Forgiven Trespasses

Genesis 50:15-21

  • Joseph’s Problem
  • After Joseph’s father died – his brothers were afraid that Joseph would hate them – (50:15)
  • They were afraid that he hold them accountable for their sin – so they pleaded with him - (50:16-18)

W 65th St church of Christ / July 29,2007

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Facing Past Forgiven Trespasses

Genesis 50:15-21

  • Joseph’s Reaction
  • Joseph could have revived old trespasses – BUT he didn’t – he was moved with compassion – (50:17)
  • Joseph saw the big picture – (50:19,20)
  • Joseph returned good to them – (50:21)

W 65th St church of Christ / July 29,2007

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Facing Past Forgiven Trespasses

Genesis 50:15-21

  • Application
  • Bury the hatchet – but leave the handle sticking out? - - - Some hold grudges for years even after they are asked for forgiveness!
  • We must forgive – (Luke 17:3,4; Mat 6:14,15; Col. 3:13; 2 Cor. 2:6-9)

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How do you respond to

  • Power & Wealth?
  • Painful memories?
  • Past Forgiven Sins?

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Facing Hatred & Envy

  • Facing Betrayal
  • Facing Persistent Temptation
  • Facing False Accusations
  • Facing Ingratitude
  • Facing Power & Wealth
  • Facing Painful Memories
  • Facing Past Forgiven Sins

W 65th St church of Christ / July 29,2007