I walk down the same street.
There is a deep hole in the sidewalk.
I walk around it.
I walk down another street.
Many people get stuck living out chapters 2 or 3. They keep falling into the same old pits.
We all fall into pits in life at times. That is not the problem. The problem is that we don’t get out.
Once we recognize we are in a pit, we are responsible for seeking the way out—and taking it.
Ultimately, it doesn’t matter if someone threw you into the pit, like Joseph in Genesis 37, or if you put yourself into the pit.
What matters is that make up your mind to get out because you don’t belong there.
Unfortunately, some try to make the pit their home. They believe the lie that they are meant to live in the pits. So they decide to settle and get comfortable.
But that is not the best God has for you. He never intended for His people to live in dark pits: