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Life of Joseph: Hope in a Sovereign God

Life of Joseph: Hope in a Sovereign God

The story of Joseph is a fascinating story of hope amidst disappointment and difficulty. He was tossed into a pit by his brothers, sold into slavery, wrongfully imprisoned and yet what was intended for evil God intended for good. In this post we will wrestle a little with God’s Sovereignty as we look from a perspective of hope at the story of Joseph which is recorded for us in Genesis 37-50. Our privilege is to look down over the story but remember…

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An Invitation to Grow – Growing to Maturity

An Invitation to Grow – Growing to Maturity

Yesterday we continued our series at Southampton Student NAVS with our second session entitled “An Invitation to Grow – Growing to Maturity”. This week we thought about the ‘growth metaphor’ and thought how there are examples of growth in the people, animals and plants all around us. Likewise in the spiritual realm we also grow as we get to know Jesus better. This is growth from the inside out, not mere conformity to a particular pattern of behaviour but transformation from the ‘inside out’…

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