Tested! (40 of 47) by Larry Osborne

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Tested! (40 of 47)
Series: The Genesis Project
Dr. Larry Osborne
Genesis 43:15 - 45:7

THE STORY
JOSEPH'S MIND GAMES
Is he messing with them or testing them?
Genesis 43:15 - 45:7

THE LIFE PRINCIPLES
TESTED: The What, Why, and How

(1) If we follow Jesus - we will be tested.
1 Peter 1:6-7/ 1 Peter 4:12-19/ Hebrews 12:4-12

(2) God's tests are always designed to reveal - never to break.
2 Corinthians 13:5 and 1 John 2:3-6/ Peter's denials Matthew 26:31-75/ James 1:2-5,
Romans 5:3-4 and Hebrews 12:11-12 and Psalm 66:10/ 1 Corinthians 10:13 and Matthew 12:20

(3) God's tests seldom make any sense until they're over.
1 Peter 4:12

(4) The right answer is always the same: Do the right thing!
1 Corinthians 10:13/ Proverbs 4:18-19 and Romans 1:18-32

Food for Thought
(Questions and Scriptures for further personal study)

1. Perspective means a lot when we find ourselves in a big or small test. How is Paul's perspective in 2 Corinthians 1:3-11 contrary to how most of us would normally think when facing challenges or trials?

What part of this Scripture is most encouraging to you?


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