Month: October 2014

When God Is Blamed

WHEN GOD IS BLAMED? After two whole years, Pharaoh dreamed that he was standing by the Nile. And Pharaoh awoke, and behold, it was a dream. So in the morning his spirit was troubled. Genesis 41:1,8          What are you waiting on God for today? … Continue reading When God Is Blamed

Prayer To See Jesus

PRAYER TO SEE JESUS And the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory, glory as of the only begotten from the Father, full of grace and truth.  John 1:14 How my eyes need to see Your glory, Jesus.  Since my … Continue reading Prayer To See Jesus

Would I Speak It?

WOULD I SPEAK IT? When the chief baker saw that the interpretation was favorable, he said to Joseph, “I also had a dream: there were three cake baskets on my head, and in the uppermost basket there were all sorts of baked food for Pharaoh, … Continue reading Would I Speak It?

Your Place of Honor

YOUR PLACE OF HONOR Then Joseph said to the cupbearer, “This is its interpretation; the three branches are three days. In three days Pharaoh will lift up your head and restore you to your office, and you shall place Pharaoh’s cup in his hand as … Continue reading Your Place of Honor

Let’s Talk About Dreams

LET’S TALK ABOUT DREAMS So the chief cupbearer told his dream to Joseph and said to him, “In my dream there was a vine before me, and on the vine there were three branches. As soon as it budded, its blossoms shot forth, and the … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Dreams

Expectation and Disappointment

EXPECTATION AND DISAPPOINTMENT In a desert land he found him, in a barren and howling waste.  He shielded him and cared for him; he guarded him as the apple of his eye.  Deuteronomy 32:10             So much of life involves dealing with expectations.  I envision … Continue reading Expectation and Disappointment

Their Need? Your Opportunity.

THEIR NEED? YOUR OPPORTUNITY When Joseph came to them in the morning, he saw that they were troubled. So he asked Pharaoh’s officers who were with him in custody in his master’s house, “Why are your faces downcast today?” They said to him, “We have … Continue reading Their Need? Your Opportunity.

What Am I Like, Lord?

WHAT AM I LIKE, LORD? People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, without love, unforgiving, slanderous, brutal, not lovers of the good, treacherous, rash, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God— having a … Continue reading What Am I Like, Lord?

When Someone Near Me Sins

WHEN SOMEONE NEAR ME SINS Some time after this, the cupbearer of the king of Egypt and his baker committed an offense against their lord the king of Egypt. And Pharaoh was angry with his two officers, the chief cupbearer and the chief baker, and … Continue reading When Someone Near Me Sins

Favor In Captivity

FAVOR IN CAPTIVITY But the Lord was with Joseph and showed him steadfast love and gave him favor in the sight of the keeper of the prison. Genesis 39:21          Really? God gives favor in captivity? I thought they were mutually exclusive. Another reminder that … Continue reading Favor In Captivity