God Uses Bad People

This 1-minute devotion explains how God can use bad people to bring about His purposes in our lives.

The Bible is better than any "reality show."

For example, the life of Joseph (Genesis 37-50).

God saw something unique in Joseph's faith, and He planned to develop, test, refine, and use it. 

He looked ahead in history, saw Joseph's brothers planning to kill him and Reuben planning to save him. God didn't want Joseph killed, nor did He want him saved. 

So he used Judah's evil plans to sell Joseph to slave traders to get Joseph to Egypt (Genesis 37:12-29).

Next God used an evil woman to get Joseph into prison so he could be in the right place at the right time to fulfill his Ephesians 2:10 purposes (Genesis 39; Genesis 50:20).

God used bad people to change the course of Joseph's life and the course of history.

Now let's apply this to our lives.

Do you think people who deceive, oppress, hate, slander, curse, defame, mislead, accuse, wound, etc. have won?

Think again.

If you're seeking God, He has a plan (Romans 8:28).
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Note: God uses bad people, but He never causes them to sin (James 1:13).
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This 1-minute devotion explains how God can use bad people to bring about His purposes in our lives.


This 1-minute devotion explains how God can use bad people to bring about His purposes in our lives.

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13 comments:

  1. I really needed to hear this today!!! Thanks, Gail!!!

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  2. I need this also!!much for me to think about

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  3. I need this, too! thanks Gail.

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  4. Me too! Thanks soooooo much ��

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  5. Me too! Thanks soooooo much ��

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  6. All I want to say is thank you!!!!

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  7. Thank you Gail...this is the perfect reminder for me as I've been feeling low about this very thing.

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  8. It is a blessing to know and understand that God uses everyone according to His infinite wisdom in His timing.

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