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By John C. Maxwell

Genesis 46:1-7

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After operating most of his life and attempting to regulate his circumstance, Jacob lastly let go and listened to God. He traveled to Egypt and spent his closing days there. What are you able to study from Jacob’s journey?

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Lordship precedes godly management. You can’t be what God intends you to be and maintain on to who you assume you have to be. That was Jacob’s mistake for too lengthy. In case you are to be helpful to God, you should give God first place in your life. His throne just isn’t a duplex!

Being in management limits your management. Individuals who attempt to take management of their lives stay far beneath their privileges. It was clear from earlier than Jacob was born that he can be a frontrunner of significance. God had a plan for him. But Jacob lived as if his future was unsure. He occupied his time combating for a future that belonged to him all alongside. For God to make use of him, he needed to let go of his satisfaction, his agenda, and his identification and let God redefine him.

Let go of your agenda. Hand your self to God. Give him management. It’s by no means too late for God to guide you to a greater life and management.

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