Faith: In The Pit

Read Genesis 37:18-24 They saw him from afar, and before he came near to them they conspired against him to kill him. They said to one another, “Here comes this dreamer.  Come now, let us kill him and throw him into one of the pits. Then we will say that a fierce animal has devoured him, and we will see what will become of his dreams.” But when Reuben heard it, he rescued him out of their hands, saying, “Let us …

Faith: God Gives Vision

Read Genesis 37:5-11 God gave Joseph two prophetic dreams. They would comfort him in the years to come as he would wonder how they would be fulfilled. God may not have given you a dream like Joseph’s vivid dreams or the ability to interpret them as He did to Joseph later in his life but you can rest assured that Jesus Himself has already given you a vision of what your life will become once you have accepted Jesus Christ …

Faith: Believing God’s Promises

Heb 11:12-13 “from one man, and him as good as dead, were born descendants as many as the stars of heaven and as many as the innumerable grains of sand by the seashore.13 These all died in faith, not having received the things promised, but having seen them and greeted them from afar, and having acknowledged that they were strangers and exiles on the earth.”   God had given specific promises to Abraham in Genesis 12:2-3 “Now the Lord said to …

Faith: Obedience

Hebrews 11:8-9  “By faith Abraham obeyed when he was called to go out to a place that he was to receive as an inheritance. And he went out, not knowing where he was going. By faith he went to live in the land of promise, as in a foreign land, living in tents with Isaac and Jacob, heirs with him of the same promise…”(ESV)   YHWH had called Abram to leave his homeland and settle in a land God would …

Faith: Learning to Trust

Hebrews 11:1 “Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for the conviction of things not seen.”(ESV) In the ancient land of Canaan, Abraham, the great-grandfather of Joseph, led his family in worship of YHWH, the Almighty Sovereign God and Creator of the universe. This family was strong in faith. Abraham, Isaac and Jacob had a relationship with God but sometimes their faith was not 100% strong. They all experienced times of failing faith just as we do. Joseph had …