HOW TO WAIT ON THE LORD IN TOUGH TIMES

Now some time after these things happened, Joseph was told, “Your father is sick.” So he took his two sons Manasseh and Ephraim with him [to go to Goshen]. And when Jacob (Israel) was told, “Look now, your son Joseph has come to you,” Israel strengthened himself and sat up on the bed. Genesis 48:1-2…

BE FRUITFUL, MULTIPLY AND DOMINATE

Now [the people of] Israel lived in the country of Egypt, in [the land of] Goshen, and they gained possessions and acquired property there and were fruitful and multiplied greatly. (Genesis 47:27) In today’s devotion is very important. We get to learn from the mistake of the people of Israel in Egypt and possibly get…

BIRTHING DREAMS IN PLEASURE

And He said, “I will certainly return to you according to the time of life, and behold, Sarah your wife shall have a son.” (Sarah was listening in the tent door which was behind him.) Now Abraham and Sarah were old, well advanced in age; and Sarah had passed the age of childbearing.Therefore Sarah laughed…

MAMRE IN HEBRON

Now the Lord appeared to Abraham by the terebinth trees of Mamre [in Hebron], while he was sitting at the tent door in the heat of the day. When he raised his eyes and looked up, behold, three men were standing [a little distance] from him. When he saw them, he ran from the tent…

THE AGE OF MATURITY

Now Joseph [had been in Egypt thirteen years and] was thirty years old when he stood before Pharaoh, king of Egypt. Joseph departed from the presence of Pharaoh and went through all the land of Egypt [performing his duties]. Genesis 41:46 (AMP) Before one is promoted by the Lord, what precedes this is years of…

The Principle of Saving and the Power of Time.

There is precious treasure and oil in the house of the wise [who prepare for the future], But a short-sighted and foolish man swallows it up and wastes it.Proverbs 21:20 (AMP) Part of stewardship or management is saving the surplus for a raining day. This verse reminds me of the parable of the unjust steward,…

DAVID THE WARRIOR

David said to Saul, “Let no man’s courage fail because of him (Goliath). Your servant will go out and fight with this Philistine.” Then Saul said to David, “You are not able to go against this Philistine to fight him. For you are [only] a young man and he has been a warrior since his…

FROM JACOB TO ISRAEL TO ISRAELITES.

…offered sacrifices to the God of his father Isaac. And God spoke to Israel in visions of the night and said, “Jacob, Jacob!” And he said, “Here I am.” And He said, “I am God, the God of your father; do not be afraid to go down to Egypt, for I will make you (your…

WALK BY FAITH AND NOT BY SIGHT

When the chief baker saw that the interpretation [of the dream] was good, he said to Joseph, “I also dreamed… Genesis 40:16(AMP) Before interpreting any dream, Joseph acknowledged God. He said, “Do not interpretations belong to God? Please tell me [your dreams]”. The butler immediately began to tell Joseph his dream. His actions revealed his…

LIVING THROUGH GOD’S PERSPECTIVE

…Joseph said to his brothers, “Please come closer to me.” And they approached him. And he said, “I am Joseph your brother, whom you sold into Egypt. Now do not be distressed or angry with yourselves because you sold me here, for God sent me ahead of you to save life and preserve our family….