by PamFord Davis
11/29/2012 / Devotionals
Don't you hate a whiner?
"But Mom, all the kids are going."
"But Dad, I've already spent my allowance."
"But, you promised to keep it a secret."
"But, I thought I had unlimited credit."
"But, I'm too old to change my ways."
"But, what I do is nobody else's business."
Is that my voice I hear? Did I say or think that?
Joseph said, "But God."
Now that is an all together different story.
He was not a whiner; he was a winner.
"But God sent me ahead of you to preserve for you a remnant on earth and to save your lives by a great deliverance. So then, it was not you who sent me here, but God (Genesis 45:7-8a NIV)."
Joseph was not a whiner; he was a doer.
"You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good to accomplish what is now being done, the saving of many lives (Genesis 50:20 NIV)."
God is in control, even of if's ands or buts!
Freelance writer of both fiction and non-fiction. Devotionals are her first love in writing. Published articles in Mature Living Magazine, Devotions for the Deaf, The Secret Place, Light from the Word, Coosa Journal and more. Devotions included in Mary HollingsworthÃ¢s The One Year Devotional of Joy and Laughter by Tyndale Publishers.
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