The Faithful Servant

Pit Stops in Life

By Pastor Randy Jenkins, March 29, 2020

Many years of and preceded Joseph’s elevation to .

when properly handled, can shape a life for ” (Charles Swindoll)

We may know God’s time is at hand when: (R. T. Kendall)

  1. When we have come utterly to the end of our own .
  2. When God does a work completely outside .
  3. When God works successfully at the precise point we have .
  4. When someone your case without you opening your mouth.
  5. When God reaches us where we are without any on our part.
  1. His (Genesis 41:33-36)
    Genesis 15:12-14; 50:20
    In these verses he gave the but did not realize he was the !
  1. His (Genesis 41:37-41)
    Discovering one's spiritual gift involves:

In Peter Drucker's book, "Management Tasks, Responsibilities & Practices, “1,300 senior executives were questioned: 71% listed first among major traits needed for business success.”

  1. His (Genesis 41:42-45)
    Six areas of prestigious elevation:

    1. Control
    2. Authority
    3. Prestige
    4. Privilege
    5. Power
    6. Position
  2. His (Genesis 41:46-49; 53-57)

  1. (Genesis 41:46-49)

  2. (Genesis 41:53-57)

  3. His (Genesis 41:50-52)

"Not every man can carry a full cup. Sudden frequently leads to and a . The most exacting test of all to survive is " (J. Oswald Sanders)

  1. He forgot his (Past) - Manasseh
  2. He remembered his (Future) - Ephraim

"I've never met a person who truly understood and embraced who also continued to hold a " (Charles Swindoll)

"Now it is that those who have been given a trust must prove " (I Corinthians 4:2)

"I thank him who has given me , Christ Jesus our Lord, because he judged me , appointing me to his " (I Timothy 1:12)