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That Faithful Witness in the Sky On the heels of being given the dream for his life, Joseph immediately entered into a pit of despair. Literally, a pit. In Genesis 37, after receiving his promise and dream, Joseph is betrayed by his brothers, stripped of his robe, and left for dead in a pit awaiting the arrival of a ravenous beast looking for a feast. Sounds prosperous, palatable, and promising, right? Actually no, it’s the exact opposite of what Joe had been promised just a few verses before. So how do we explain this? I’ve heard it said that “p-i-t” stands for “prophet-in-training”. It seems to be a way of God to give a promise, and then He will allow circumstances to arise in life to test our motives, our obedience, and form us into the image of Jesus more and more so that when the promise comes to pass,…Continue Reading
Dreams Tyler Connell
Joyful Birth unto Opposition We’ve all been given desires, dreams, and promises. In the moment of the epiphany, a sense of ecstasy and joy shroud the hope of the new-found future. Suddenly, anything becomes possible for us. The world is at our finger-tips. Our emotions are saturated with the thought that my life actually has a discoverable, divine-purpose. Whether, it’s the desire or promise of a particular calling, relationship, entrepreneurial venture, or creative expression, we feel invincible, unstoppable. Morning has dawned and night is no more. Or so we think… In Genesis 37, we see Joseph, experience this moment of excitement. So much so that he KNEW he had to share it with those closest to him. Of course his own older brothers would be excited for him, right? “5Joseph had a dream, and when he told it to his brothers, they hated him all the more.6 He said to them, “Listen to…Continue Reading