Joseph had enough grain that he gathered that he was able to feed other cities for the next seven years of that famine. I leave you with this; don’t be lazy and unmotivated but keep your eyes in the fields and Jesus
Jesus, in His death on the cross, shows us how to refuse that which attempts to alter our destiny by altering our mind and heart. Instead, Jesus drank of the vinegar so we could drink from Living Water. In doing so, Jesus taught us of the value of endurance and perseverance in the most painful of circumstances.
Sadly many are happy with their salvation and stop there, but I beseech you not to stop there! There is so much more on this side of Heaven to experience. Won’t you become a living sacrifice reflecting Jesus in the earth walking in love and power?
The season of fruitfulness! In other words the season of your promise! This is a time in your life where everything starts paying off, all your faith, all your obedience, all your prayers and all the time spent with God and in His Word.
Upon cruel physical and verbal mockery, Jesus did not recant or give up on who He was. He endured, and that is what we need to do as well. Jesus did not stay silent because He was weak. He stayed silent because He was strong. Most think strength comes from fighting back, but that is easy to do when attacked. True strength is submitting to God’s plan and purpose even when you are relentlessly attacked.
So, Jesus had a choice of five different areas to heal people. He chose this one area and this one man; why? Was it that this man was the one who had suffered the longest? Could God want us to know that those of us who have suffered for long periods of time have not been forgotten?