TREASURES IN JARS OF CLAY- SAMSON.

We are like common clay jars that carry this glorious treasure within, so that the extraordinary overflow of power will be seen as God’s, not ours. Though we experience every kind of pressure, we’re not crushed. At times we don’t know what to do, but quitting is not an option. We are persecuted by others,…

THE LIVES SAVED

Now these are the names of the sons of Israel, Jacob and his sons, who went to Egypt:….Genesis 46:8-27 (AMP) Today’s devotion is such an encouraging and inspirational one especially to those discouraged. It is a record of all the descendants of Israel who acted in obedience and moved to Egypt from Canaan. One might…

THE AUDIBLE SAPPHIRE

And never let ugly or hateful words come from your mouth, but instead let your words become beautiful gifts that encourage others; do this by speaking words of grace to help them.The Holy Spirit of God has sealed you in Jesus Christ until you experience your full salvation. So never grieve the Spirit of God…

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…

Naturing your gifts

Now the Spirit of the Lord departed from Saul, and an evil spirit from the Lord tormented and terrified him. Saul’s servants said to him, “Behold, an evil spirit from God is tormenting you. “Let our lord now command your servants who are here before you to find a man who plays skillfully on the…

YOUR GIFT GIVEN IN LOVE, BRINGS YOU FROM PRISON TO PALACE.

Then Pharaoh sent and called for Joseph, and they hurriedly brought him out of the dungeon; and when Joseph shaved himself and changed his clothes [making himself presentable], he came to Pharaoh. Pharaoh said to Joseph, “I have dreamed a dream, and there is no one who can interpret it; and I have heard it…

IN PRISON BUT FREE INDEED.

Now some time later, the cupbearer (butler) and the baker for the king of Egypt offended their lord, Egypt’s king. Pharaoh (Sesostris II) was extremely angry with his two officials, the chief of the cupbearers and the chief of the bakers. He put them in confinement in the house of the captain of the guard,…

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…