Beholding Him Ministries

Hebrews 11.1My devotions this morning from O.S. Hawkins spoke of the various ways people react to discouragement:

  • fear as in Job (Job 3:25)
  • frown as in Elijah (1 Kings 19:4)
  • fume as in prodigal son 2 (Luke 15:28)
  • fuss as in Moses (Exodus 5:22-23)
  • flee as in Jonah (Jonah 1:3)
  • FACE as in Joseph

The devotion spoke of Joseph’s faithful trust in God and His promises. In spite of cruel treatment from his brothers, being sold as a slave, falsely accused, placed in prison, and a soon coming famine- Joseph continued to trust God.

You know what? I am determined to do the same. Yep! Life brings the “stuff” BUT GOD is able. He has purpose in it all.  I will trust in the Lord no matter what (NMW)! The enemy will press in the strength of the Lord and the power of His might, I refuse to fear, frown, fume…

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