Her Renewed Strength Podcast | Episode 32
Hey, sistaaa girl! Let’s talk about purpose and productivity.
Are you familiar with the life of Joseph in the Old Testament? In this episode, we will examine his life and understand the connection between purpose and productivity so that you can better grasp the concept of how one and the other helped to silence anxiety.
This may not be the productivity talk or the tips you expected to hear, but I pray it is a blessing to you.
So, grab your Bible, journal, and pen, and let’s dig in!
Why you’ve got to check out today’s episode:
Discover how knowing your purpose helps boost productivity and silence anxiety.
Learn how to let go of your worries and accept the present for what it is with the hope that God is preparing you for greater things.
Take time to pause and consider the ways in which you’ve been resisting God, and where you might be able to surrender so that you can follow His lead and prosper in life.
“It is not about you getting the things done. It is about trusting God to get the things done for you and through you.”
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Check out these episode highlights:
02.22 – A little background on Joseph, the son of Jacob, and his dreams. (Genesis 37)
06.26 – Joseph is now the overseer of Potiphar’s house and of all that he owned. (Genesis 39)
08.03 – The posture of Joseph’s heart, and so the Lord was with him, extending his blessing.
“The Lord was with Joseph so that he prospered,” Genesis 39:2
11.23 – Joseph interprets the dreams. (Genesis 40 and 41)
“Pharaoh said to Joseph, “I had a dream, and no one can interpret it. But I have heard it said of you that when you hear a dream you can interpret it.”
13.14 – Joseph knew his purpose.
Purpose, according to the Oxford dictionary is the reason for which something is done or created or for which something exists.
This was said to Pharoah >>> “But I have raised you up for this very purpose, that I might show you my power and that my name might be proclaimed in all the earth.” Exodus 9:16
..“I cannot do it,” Joseph replied to Pharaoh, “but God will give Pharaoh the answer he desires.” Genesis 41:15-16
“Then Pharaoh said to Joseph, “Since God has made all this known to you, there is no one so discerning and wise as you. 40 You shall be in charge of my palace, and all my people are to submit to your orders. Only with respect to the throne will I be greater than you.” Genesis 41:39-40
16.17 – When you know your purpose; when every action you take serves to show God’s power and exalt His name, you will experience His favor.
17.42 – How do you overcome anxiety when you know your purpose?
18.40 – Knowing your purpose means that you submit and surrender to the Lord.
21.13 – Wrap up of the entire episode.
You can silence the anxiety because you can trust Him. When you see that He’s trustworthy, which is illustrated in Joseph’s life, you know that you don’t have to worry about getting things done; He gets it done.
Move when He moves you.
Find peace in doing life His way and focus on what or who is in front of you; fellowship, serve God, and point people back to Him.
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