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How Holding On Keeps Us From Moving On (39 of 47)
Series: The Genesis Project
Dr. Larry Osborne
JACOB: A Man Defined By
His Pain and His Loss
WHEN TRAGEDY STRIKES
Three Questions To Ask
(1) Why did this happen?
The question everybody asks
Was it self-inflicted?
2 Samuel 12:1-25/ Deuteronomy 28:15-68
Was I caught in the backwash of someone else's sin?
Genesis 4:1-8/ Joshua 7:1-26
Was it to serve a larger purpose? (Job and Joseph)
Genesis 45:4-11/ Job 1-2
(2) What should I do now?
The question we all need to ask
Embrace the pain and grief
Psalm 22:1-18 and Matthew 27:46/ Romans 12:15
Embrace your blessings
1 Thessalonians 5:18/ Philippians 4:6-8
Embrace your new normal
Joseph's example (Genesis 37-50)/ Philippians 4:12-13/ 1 Corinthians 7:17, 20 and 24
(3) How can I move on?
The question some people never ask
We have to quit picking at the scab
We have to trade fear for faith
2 Timothy 1:7/ Hebrews 11:6
We have to let our "Benjamin" go
Genesis 43:13-14/ I Peter 4:19
Food for Thought
(Questions and Scriptures for further personal study)
1. Larry talked about embracing our new normal when life ge ...
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