At the end of a rather tumultuous life, Joseph, the once favourite son, then slave, even inmate, and later prime minister, displays unexpected care to those who caused all his misfortunes. Not surprisingly, it is his view of God that provides the foundation for his gracious and caring response to
The “fountain of eternal life” is a concept often associated with fairy tales at best, or false worship at worst. But, like most things in life, the fairy tales and false worshippers stole their ideas from the Truth. There is a Biblical fountain of life, yes, even a fountain of
Waiting implies inactivity. Dictionaries define waiting as delaying or postponing action. And sadly that is what many Christians think about when we talk about waiting for the Lord. We get this terminology from the Scriptures, particularly the Psalms. But it doesn’t imply inactivity. Quite the opposite. When we wait for
“Thank you” is thankfully not a foreign sound to our prayers. And yet, our thanksgiving to God is often still lacking. In 1 Thessalonians 1:2-3 we find a quality thanksgiving prayer. We give thanks to God always for all of you, constantly mentioning you in our prayers, remembering before our
Scripture is full of statements of blessing, or genuine deep-rooted happiness, for those who believe. We might not experience such blissful blessing from this world, but the reality is that we are to be the happiest of people on this earth! We are blessed because we have the right God.