John 3:16 is often one of the first verses a child memorizes. One year it was one of the most Google-searched items because football player, Tim Tebow, wore it on his eye-black, and many years before that a football fan…
When we’ve been misjudged, ill-used, falsely accused, or mistreated, help us to see that You can use it to position us to be raised up beyond anything we can imagine–just like You did for Joseph.
Guard us from misjudging, from passing judgment on others, especially their motives. In love help us believe in and look for the best in others, and commit the rest to the Lord for His refinement, knowing we need this, too.
Help us to keep in mind how serious You are about sin lest we become lax in our pleading intercessions, our loving witness, and our humble repentance.