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Prospering Under Pagans

  • And Pharaoh said to his servants, Can we find a man like this, in whom is the Spirit of God? Then Pharaoh said to Joseph, Since God has shown you all this, there is none so discerning and wise as you are. You shall be over my house, and all my people shall order themselves as you command. Genesis 41:37 ESV

    While serving a prison sentence after he was falsely accused of attempted rape, Joseph was summoned to appear before Pharaoh. Though he was innocent, he had now spent years in prison and it appeared that he would be executed. I am sure all of these thoughts passed through his mind. 'Why else would Pharaoh summon me? They certainly hanged that baker''

    After shaving and changing his clothes, Joseph was brought in before Pharaoh. He probably breathed a sigh of relief when Pharaoh said 'I have had a dream and there is no one who can interpret it'.

    Joseph was used by God to interpret the dream and was then made the one in charge of Egypt. Daniel was used by God and made the one in charge of Babylon (Daniel 2:48). Mordecai was used by God and made the one in charge of Persia (Esther 10:3). Esther became a queen (Esther 2:17).

    All of these people who were slaves, prisoners and exiles were living in a pagan nation that served other gods and idols, yet they prospered because they served God Almighty. God is able to make you shine above the rest. He is able to protect and prosper you no matter what laws they pass. God can make you prosper while under pagans.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father, work Your will in my life today. Teach me to hear Your voice and give me the grace to carry it out, in the name of Jesus.

    Note: Happy Sunday! The RHM Live weekend service is happening today at 10am EST - we will be continuing our online Bible Study with Chapter Eleven of the Book of Acts. To find out more or join us this morning, go to this page: RHM Live


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Wanda Pennington
Wanda Pennington

Amen!!

Jun 3
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David &amp; Dianna Earlywine
David & Dianna Earlywine

Amen,God you are our sunshine.We love you.

Jun 3
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen Father!

Jun 3
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Linda Clark
Linda Clark

Happy Sunday praise God for he is the love of the world amen 

Jun 3
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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann

Watch over us God. In Jesus name Amen. 

Jun 3
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

Heavenly Father, work Your will in my life today. Teach me to hear Your voice and give me the grace to carry it out, in the name of Jesus. Amen!

Jun 3
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Gail Sellu
Gail Sellu

Prayer: Heavenly Father, work Your will in my life today. Teach me to hear Your voice and give me the grace to carry it out, in the name of Jesus. Amen. Help me to help my mother today as I have hurt my back, lifting her. She needs me Lord and I need you. Thank you, I love you.

Jun 3
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Ed Frye
Ed Frye

Amen Lord, allow me to prosper in you.

Jun 3
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Heavenly Father, whisper Your designs that I can follow and do what I have to do to fulfill Your will in my life. In Jesus name I pray, Amen. 

Jun 3
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Jim Jarrell
Jim Jarrell

Amen!

 

Jun 3
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Bella Colliander
Bella Colliander

YES, PASTOR DION. I WANT THE LORD TO TEACH ME TO HEAR HIS VOICE AND GIVE ME THE GRACE TO CARY IT OUT.  THANK YOU FOR YOUR BLESSED DEVOTIONALS AND GOOD TEACHINGS. GOD BLESS YOU ALWAYS.

 

Jun 3
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Mary Pat Taylor
Mary Pat Taylor

Help me hear Your voice Lord. Take away the emptiness and illness and help me enjoy life again. In Jesus' name, Amen.

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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Yes Lord Jesus, amen

Jun 3
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

Jun 4
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Ticardo Williams
Ticardo Williams

Amen.  Praise God!  Thanks Pastor Todd!  "Heavenly Father, work Your will in my life today. Teach me to hear Your voice and give me the grace to carry it out, in the Name of Jesus.  Amen.

Jun 4
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Cheryl Hepler
Cheryl Hepler

Amen!

Jun 4