Saturday Word to Ponder

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Saturday Word to Ponder
Sat, 01-08-2011 - 1:53pm

Another devotion that spoke to me:

But the more the Egyptians oppressed them, the more the Israelites multiplied and spread, and the more alarmed the Egyptians became. Exodus 1:12, NLT

The Egyptians tried to wear down the Hebrew people by forcing them into slavery and mistreating them. Instead, the Hebrews multiplied and grew stronger.

When we are burdened or mistreated, we may feel defeated. But our burdens can make us stronger and can develop qualities in us that will prepare us for the future. We cannot be overcomers without troubles to overcome. Be true to God in the hard times because even the worst situations can make us better people.

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Mon, 01-10-2011 - 4:28pm
So true! Thanks for sharing!