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Posts Tagged: Joseph

Freedom From Prison

Last weekend I received an email from a woman who has struggled with anorexia for 35 years. “I’m desperate,” she wrote. “Please, can you share any insights with me? Can you tell me where to find help?” This woman feels like she’s in a prison. And for good reason. She’s been trapped by untruths that… [ read more ]

Aha Moments

Happy Thanksgiving to my Canadian friends! This blog entry is the first one I taught on 100 Huntley Street’s “Truth to Go.” You can view it online at www.crossroadstv.ca. Click on “Watch Program” and go to the one that aired on Monday, October 5. ********* Life doesn’t always turn out the way we hope or plan. Sometimes… [ read more ]

The Details of our Lives

Yesterday I wrote about God being in control of every detail of Ruth’s life. He orchestrated events to fulfill His eternal purpose. I see the same is true for Joseph, although his circumstances looked much different (Psalm 105:16-22). I wonder how Joseph felt after his brothers threw him into the pit? What were his thoughts… [ read more ]

An "Aha" Moment

Have you ever had an “aha” moment? You know, a time when something suddenly made sense…something that had perhaps puzzled you until then? This morning I read about Joseph’s “aha” moment and it brought tears to my eyes (Genesis 45:3-9). Imagine how he must have felt when he realized that God Himself had ordained his… [ read more ]

Feeling versus Knowing

Amen to the comment about yesterday’s post! When Joseph was betrayed by his family and then thrown into prison for being lied about, I wonder how he felt. Did he feel like God was with him? Or did he have to choose to believe it? Therein lies the challenge for real life, eh? Heaven help… [ read more ]

The Same Lesson — Take Two

It’s been a few days since I posted — I’ve been out of town for ministry, and when that happens I don’t always have internet access. This will be my greatest challenge when I travel throughout the next few weeks. I wish there was an easy answer to this one. Any suggestions out there? This… [ read more ]