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 Joseph’s Story

You remember Joseph’s story, don’t you?  For details and to jog your memory, read Joseph’s story in Genesis 37-50.  Joseph was the older of two sons born to Rachael and Jacob. Joseph’s birth was the long awaited child of Jacob’s most loved wife Rachael. Rachael had been barren for many long years, while her sister Leah produced many sons for Jacob. Two sisters married to the same man. Talk about sibling rivalry! As the story goes, Joseph was the favorite …

Lessons from the Life of Joseph: Really, God? Why Me?

Really, God? Why me? What was the purpose of this? Haven’t I been faithful?  Haven’t I been trying to follow Your way?  Why this? Why now?  Help me understand. As Christians our purpose in life is to bring glory and honor to our heavenly Father as we live striving to be more like Jesus Christ. This means being obedient to His leading no matter the circumstance. It means being content in the places we find ourselves. If you have accepted …

Lessons from the Life of Joseph: In the Pit

Posted on October 7, 2013 by Sandra Hardage in My Journey of Faith Magazine In the Pit Excerpt from FAITH Joseph’s Story “In that pit, I knew I could not rely upon my father to provide protection. I thought the end was near.  It was at this time that I realized I really did not know YHWH as my God. I had listened intently as my father had told the stories of Abraham, Isaac and had heard father’s own stories …