• 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 …

  • 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 …

  • From Prison to Prominence by

    Who would have thought that a Hebrew shepherd boy would grow up to be the prime minister of Egypt? Joseph found himself in places and predicaments that can only be attributed to God’s providence. What was it that brought …

  • Sitting at Joseph’s Table by

    It seemed that Jacob had everything to lose when he sent his sons to Egypt on a mission of securing food for his family. After hearing that his son Simeon was being held captive until the brothers brought back the …

  • 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 …

  • Pharaoh’s Steward by

    During the seven years of famine, people went to Joseph looking for food. Rather than give it to them without cost, Joseph had them pay for it. Was this extortion? Was God’s man taking advantage of the people’s …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • True Success by

    How do you measure true success? It isn’t always measured in dollars and cents. This is something Joseph had to learn while he was in Egypt. So what does it mean to be a successful Christian? What can we …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 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 …

  • David and Goliath (Part 1) by

    History is full of Christians who have stood for righteousness only to pay with their lives. Doubtless they have found solace not only in the Psalms of David, but also in reading about David’s zeal and courage when he …

  • David the Great by

    Israel has had her fair share of kings, but one stands out in particular. What comes to mind when you are reminded of King David? What is it about Israel’s second king that so many others did not have …