You Have No Power Over Me

You Have No Power Over Me

I soon discovered he used his power to control others to get his own way Psalm 129:1-8 Reference: ““they have greatly oppressed me from my youth, but they have not gained the victory over me.” Psalm‬ ‭129:2‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: People can have great power over others. Unfortunately, there are times when this power is used to…

It’s Always There

It's Always There

Nothing compares to the sweet, melted goodness only chocolate can produce Genesis 39:7-23 Reference: And though she spoke to Joseph day after day, he refused to go to bed with her or even be with her. Genesis 39:10 NIV  Explore: It’s rare for a day to go by without me thinking about chocolate. Yes, you read correctly……

Mood Swings

Mood Swings

I tend to get fairly grumpy and irritable Genesis 39:1-6 Reference: “Joseph found favor in his eyes and became his attendant. Potiphar put him in charge of his household, and he entrusted to his care everything he owned.” Genesis‬ ‭39:4‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: It is hard not to allow your situation to define your attitude. When…

Judging Is Easy

Judging Is Easy

My judging of others has put me to shame. Genesis 38:1-30 Reference: “About three months later Judah was told, “Your daughter-in-law Tamar is guilty of prostitution, and as a result she is now pregnant.” Judah said, “Bring her out and have her burned to death!”” Genesis‬ ‭38:24‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: I am the first to admit…

Powerful Persuasion

Powerful Persuasion

We often underestimate the influence a group of people can have on an individual. Genesis 37:25-36 Reference: “Come, let’s sell him to the Ishmaelites and not lay our hands on him; after all, he is our brother, our own flesh and blood.” His brothers agreed.” ‭‭Genesis‬ ‭37:27‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: Peer group pressure is a powerful…

Blessed Relationships

Blessed Relationships

The relationship I built with my parents has endured through all seasons in my life. Psalm 128:1-6 Reference: “Blessed are all who fear the Lord, who walk in obedience to him.” Psalm‬ ‭128:1‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: I was always a fairly well behaved child. It wasn’t really in my nature to take risks and push boundaries….

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