DAY 10 Read: Genesis 49 and Ephesians 6:11-18 Remain steady I encourage you to read Genesis chapters 47 to 48 in your own time for greater context to Joseph’s story. Today’s focus is on Genesis 49. The words spoken by Jacob over his 12 sons were prophetic. His sons represented and were the ancestors of … Continue reading Day 10 – #JosephChallenge
DAY 9 Read: Genesis 45, Genesis 46:1-7 and Genesis 46:26-34 The Wait Dreams can take a while to become a reality. The process may be ugly, but the product is so beautiful. Remember that Joseph had this dream a while back and it didn't manifest or become a reality immediately. Josephs’ dreams at age 17, … Continue reading Day 9 – #JosephChallenge
DAY 8 Read: Genesis 43 and Genesis 44 You Are Necessary The fact that Jacob’s sons went to Egypt for a second time, shows how desperate they were for provisions. Jacob proved himself as man of integrity by telling his sons to take extra money for the previous purchase. He didn't try to get away … Continue reading Day 8 – #JosephChallenge
DAY 7 Read: Genesis 42 Unresolved offenses have consequences... Is there anyone that you may have offended or are harbouring malice towards? No position is permanent; you don't know where you will be tomorrow or where they will be. You may need their help, just like Joseph’s envious brothers needed his help in their time … Continue reading Day 7 – #JosephChallenge
DAY 6 Read: Genesis 41, Proverbs 18:16 and 1 Corinthians 2:14 Your Gift The magicians and ‘wise men’ could not understand Pharaoh’s troubling dream. Some people can’t understand your problems, trials, dreams (positive and negative) because they only operate by human logic and do not depend on God for His wisdom. We must be cautious … Continue reading Day 6 – #JosephChallenge – The Function of Your God-given Gift
DAY 5 Read: Genesis 40 and 1 Corinthians 2:14 Point to God The Chief Cupbearer and the Baker would have been trusted workers in Pharaoh’s Palace; responsible for his food and drink. They were the ones who would taste Pharaoh’s meals before he ate, just in case there was any poison or influence of black … Continue reading Day 5 – #JosephChallenge
DAY 4 Read: Genesis 39, Matthew 25:23 and 2 Timothy 2:22-24 Favour ‘The Lord was with Joseph and He was a successful man’. The Favour of God brings success. The Favour of God makes you stand out. The Favour of God gets you noticed! The people around Joseph were blessed because God was with Him. … Continue reading Day 4 – #JosephChallenge
DAY 3 Read: Genesis 37:18-36 and Psalm 1:1 (Amplified Version) Blessings have consequences Jealousy is such a subtle yet vicious killer and many believers are murderers in their hearts because of it. How can you genuinely support your friend if you are ruled by envy? Thank God for the ‘one’ brother, Reuben, who spoke up! … Continue reading Day 3 – #JosephChallenge
Some folk will discourage you from your dream just because they do not feature well in it! Some are happy for you to be successful, as long as you don’t do better than them. It can even be those closest to you. I encourage you to pursue your dreams, visions, passion and purpose with God as your focus, unapologetically!
I’ll share something that God said to me a while ago; ‘Your character can shut the doors that your looks, talents, family position etc. opened for you’. God favours His Children, but He requires our cooperation via obedience for that favour to manifest.