Practice Makes Perfect

“But refuse profane and old wives’ fables, and exercise thyself rather unto godliness. For bodily exercise profiteth little: but godliness is profitable unto (for) all things, having promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come.” I Timothy 4:7-8 My childhood home was located at the end of a cul…

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The Big Picture

“And I am sure that the king of Egypt will not let you go, no, not by a mighty hand. And I will stretch out my hand, and smite Egypt with all my wonders which I will do in the midst thereof: and after that he will let you go. And I will give this…

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But God

“Now therefore be not grieved, nor angry with yourselves, that ye sold me hither (here): for God did send me before you to preserve life. For these two years hath the famine been in the land: and yet [there are] five years, in the which there shall neither be earing (plowing) nor harvest. And God…

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The Mocker

Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging (a brawler): and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise. Proverbs 20:1 I received a call one Monday morning from a man whom I did not recognize. He asked me some questions and it seemed like he knew me, but he would not reveal who he was.…

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What Do You Think?

“And Pharaoh said unto his servants, Can we find such a one as this is, a man in whom the Spirit of God is? And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, Forasmuch as God hath shewed thee all this, there is none so discreet (discerning) and wise as thou art: Thou shalt be over my house, and…

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Be Clean

“And God said unto Jacob, Arise, go up to Bethel, and dwell there: and make there an altar unto God, that appeared unto thee when thou fleddest from the face of Esau thy brother. Then Jacob said unto his household, and to all that were with him, Put away the strange (foreign) gods that are…

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A Way of Escape

There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it. I Corinthians 10:13 We had a man enter the…

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God’s Favor

“And Joseph’s master took him, and put him into the prison, a place where the king’s prisoners were bound: and he was there in the prison. But the LORD was with Joseph, and shewed him mercy, and gave him favour in the sight of the keeper of the prison. And the keeper of the prison…

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A New Chapter

Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; And lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, And he shall direct thy paths. Be not wise in thine own eyes: Fear the LORD, and depart from evil. Proverebs 3:5-7 My dad has often said there is no true retirement in this…

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Sold!

“And the LORD was with Joseph, and he was a prosperous man; and he was in the house of his master the Egyptian. And his master saw that the LORD was with him, and that the LORD made all that he did to prosper in his hand. And Joseph found grace (favor) in his sight,…

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