When Everything Goes Wrong
Be finding Genesis chapter thirty nine, would you please. Genesis chapter thirty nine. I want to speak to you today on this subject, when everything goes wrong. What do you do when everything goes wrong? Have you ever had one of those days when everything goes wrong? Have you ever had one of those years when everything goes wrong? There are some years like that. When everything seems to go wrong anyway. What do you do? I've always been amazed at the uh, at the advice that worldly people give to other worldly people. It sometimes seems like good advice. For example, when the tough-when the going gets tough, the tough get going. Tell that to a person who's really hurting. Or here's another one that will really bless your heart. When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on. Now, doesn't that just bless your soul? And you see a guy dangling over a cliff trying to tie a knot. It takes two hands -to do that. Buddy, you'll fall if you try it. Or here's one really sweet, grin and bear it. Now, really, that's, you know, that's what the world tries to help us to do, help us to understand or you'll be really hurting, I mean, you'll be in darkness and consternation, one of your friends will come along and put his arm around your shoulder, and say cheer up, could get worse. Well, that's a lot of comfort. Could be worse.
One fellow said, "yea, I cheered up and it got worse." He was right. Now, that really is what the world does when the world cannot understand. There are times when you as a child of God will find yourself in difficulty and darkness and consternation. It will seem like you've been) told dirty devilish filthy lie on him. He's cast into prison again. And while he's in prison there, uh, he finds a butler and says to the butler, look, you're going they're going to let you out of this prison after a while and when they do, would you please tell Pharaoh where I am. The butler forgets him. It's like he's bu ...
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