Honor your heroes with 24 Memorial Day Quotes for Preaching.
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Summary: You don’t have to be #1 in order to feel like a succeess. #2 can be a really good place.

Nov. 28, 1999 Genesis 41:41-57

Satisfied with being #2

1. Being #2 is a place of exaltation. (vs. 41-43)

- responsibility “whole land of Egypt”

- authority “signet ring”

- comfort “robes of fine linen”

- respect “Make way!”

2. Being #2 is a place of acceptance. (vs. 44-45)

- of leadership “no one will lift hand or foot”

- of belonging “name . . . wife”

- of freedom / no restrictions “went throughout the land”

3. Being #2 is a place of productivity. (vs. 46-49)

- stored for the future

- stored according to level of efforts

- stored in over-abundance

4. Being #2 is a place of fulfillment. (vs. 50-52)

- leaving the past behind (vs. 50-51)

- enjoying the blessings of today (vs. 52)

5. Being #2 is a place of power. (vs. 53-57)

- for service

- for salvation


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