• A Strange Vocation by

    Some of us may feel that our vocation does not really contribute to the kingdom of God. Perhaps Joseph felt the same way while he was serving as Potiphar’s slave in Egypt. We can only speculate. But what we …

  • The Meaning of Dreams by

    Have you ever had a dream that recurs throughout your life? If so, then you are not alone. But what shall we make of dreams? Joseph told his dreams to his brothers and it landed him into slavery. He later …

  • A Sin Concealed by

    It started off as a simple errand. Jacob sent Joseph to go check on his brothers in the fields. When the brothers saw Joseph coming, they conspired to kill him, but ultimately sold him into the slave trade. On top …

  • Feast and Famine by

    During the first seven years of his rule as prime minister, Joseph forgot the painful memories of his early years. What caused this release from affliction? Did Joseph put away all thoughts of his former life and family? Dr. Sproul …

  • The Dreamer by

    Often when we tell others about an unusual dream that we had, they in turn affirm its peculiarity with laughter and proceed to ask a number of questions to try to interpret it for us. Jacob’s beloved son, Joseph …

  • Seduction Revisited by

    We are living in a day where adultery is commonplace in our society. Our postmodern culture has a way of justifying any kind of immoral act as long as it feels right for the individuals involved. As immoral as our …

  • It Is Enough by

    Jacob lived a long life in the land of his fathers, but his contentment eluded him until God fulfilled a special promise just for him. Dr. Sproul reflects on this as he discusses Jacob’s response when God fulfilled His …

  • The Test by

    Scripture says that the fear of God is the beginning of wisdom. It also says that we can expect trials and tests throughout our lives. One of the best examples of fear and testing is found in the book of …

  • It’s Not as it Seems by

    All of us experience feelings of despair from time to time. We often feel that things are, not only not going our way, but instead, that they are against us. Accompanying those feelings are feelings of being forgotten by God …

  • The Meeting by

    The great Jonathan Edwards wrote a sermon entitled “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God.” In that sermon he demonstrated that unrepentant sinners have nothing to look forward to other than the unmitigated wrath of an angry God. But …

  • The Revelation by

    It has been said that power corrupts. This truism is often played out in the sphere of sinful human beings, but not always. Joseph was a man who had the power of Pharaoh in his hand. Yet the power he …

  • The Timing of God’s Providence by

    When Joseph found himself in an Egyptian prison, he had made some friends by helping to interpret their dreams. As a sign of gratitude, they promised to put in a good word for him upon their release. From outward appearances …

  • Take Me Back to Canaan by

    Where was God when Joseph was sold into slavery? Was God’s plan for Joseph an afterthought? How do we explain the presence of evil in God’s divine plan for His people? These questions are not mere theoretical speculations …

  • A Plea for the Guilty by

    Movie theaters show previews before the feature film to give their audience a taste of future motion pictures. The hope is that, after catching a glimpse of the story, they will want to return and see the whole film. In …

  • The Silver Cup by

    We all know we are sinners. We all know that we are not perfect. Any Bible believing Christian would admit that. But what are you really capable of in your sinful condition? When the sons of Jacob were accused of …