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15 Life Principles To Learn From The Life Of Joseph

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photo credit - jw.org The Bible is not just a religious book. It is a book of life's principles. You do not need to be religious to gain from it. Though you will need to be spiritual to see the meanings beyond the literal words.  The story of Joseph is a popular one. You might know him as the dreamer, the one who was sold by his brothers into slavery, went to prison unjustly and then rose to Prime Minister in one day. But amidst the sensational story full of twists and turns lies important life's principles still relevant in our day and age.  Here are 15 lessons from the life of Joseph. 15 Life Principles From the Life of Joseph 1.   Preferential treatment of a child by his parents creates animosity among siblings. Gen 37:4. “But his brothers hated Joseph because their father loved him more than the rest of them”.   2.      Some people will hate me for my audacity in dreaming big. I don’t have to share my dream with everyone. Gen 37:8 “and they hated him all the more because

How To Move From Prison to Palace

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picture credit - Shutterstock A prison is a place of restriction, lack of freedom, frustration, and obscurity. It is a  place of suffering and punishment. Conversely, a palace is the home of a king. A place of no limitations. A place of abundance.  Do you feel like you are currently in prison? Do you long to be in a palace instead? You may be in a physical prison, a financial prison (no freedom to do what you want to do because of your lack of resources), or an  emotional prison (bound by your fears and anxiety) unable to reach your potential. How did Joseph go from prison to palace? Genesis 41. He interpreted Pharaoh's dream. He had been doing the same in the prison. He simply did what he was doing in prison. Only difference is this time he was doing it before a king. For him to be recommended to a king, shows he was good at what he did. Do you see someone skilled in their work? They will serve before kings; they will not serve before officials of low rank. Proverbs 22:29 How to g