Month: February 2015

Short Memory of My Sin

SHORT MEMORY OF MY SIN You shall dwell in the land of Goshen, and you shall be near me, you and your children and your children’s children, and your flocks, your herds, and all that you have. There I will provide for you. Genesis 45:10-11 … Continue reading Short Memory of My Sin

Who Benefits From My Redemption?

WHO BENEFITS FROM MY REDEMPTION? So it was not you who sent me here, but God. He has made me a father to Pharaoh, and lord of all his house and ruler over all the land of Egypt. Genesis 45:8          In my opinion, this … Continue reading Who Benefits From My Redemption?

The Stumbling Block of God’s Sovereignty

THE STUMBLING BLOCK OF GOD’S SOVEREIGNTY             So it was not you who sent me here, but God. Genesis 45:8          Really? Joseph believes that God sent him to Egypt? I thought it was the sins of his brothers that sent him there and … Continue reading The Stumbling Block of God’s Sovereignty

God’s Wisdom ~ Nearer Than You Know

Nearer Than You Know  He found them in a desert land, in an empty, howling wasteland. He surrounded them and watched over them; he guarded them as he would guard his own eyes. Like an eagle that rouses her chicks and hovers over her young, so … Continue reading God’s Wisdom ~ Nearer Than You Know

God’s Wisdom ~ On The Other Side Of The Red Sea

GOD'S WISDOM ~ ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE RED SEA Give thanks to him who parted the Red Sea. His faithful love endures forever.  Psalm 136:13 I have allowed you to walk in dark places over much of your life.  It was your 'Red … Continue reading God’s Wisdom ~ On The Other Side Of The Red Sea

Dread Or Elation?

DREAD OR ELATION?  And Joseph said to his brothers, “I am Joseph! Is my father still alive?” But his brothers could not answer him, for they were dismayed at his presence. So Joseph said to his brothers, “Come near to me, please.” And they came … Continue reading Dread Or Elation?

Should I Be Open Or Play It Safe?

SHOULD I BE OPEN OR PLAY IT SAFE? Then Joseph could not control himself before all those who stood by him. He cried, “Make everyone go out from me.” So no one stayed with him when Joseph made himself known to his brothers. And he … Continue reading Should I Be Open Or Play It Safe?

Feeling Badly About Myself

FEELING BADLY ABOUT MYSELF We said to my lord, ‘The boy cannot leave his father, for if he should leave his father, his father would die.’ Then you said to your servants, ‘Unless your youngest brother comes down with you, you shall not see my … Continue reading Feeling Badly About Myself

God’s Wisdom ~ Stay Connected

GOD'S WISDOM ~ STAY CONNECTED! God has united you with Christ Jesus. For our benefit God made him to be wisdom itself. Christ made us right with God; he made us pure and holy, and he freed us from sin.  I Corinthians 1:30 Consider the … Continue reading God’s Wisdom ~ Stay Connected

When a Child Becomes a Parent’s Friend

WHEN A CHILD BECOMES A PARENT’S FRIEND And we said to my lord, ‘We have a father, an old man, and a young brother, the child of his old age. His brother is dead, and he alone is left of his mother’s children, and his … Continue reading When a Child Becomes a Parent’s Friend