• A Model of Submission by

    Without question, there are stark differences between Protestant and Roman Catholic understandings of who Mary is and her role in redemptive history. But is there common ground where we can agree? What can we learn from the life of Mary …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • Of God and Men by

    All of us at one time or another have been victims of false accusations. We have either been misrepresented or subject to complete fabrications. What are you to do in those situations? Should you stand up for yourself or let …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …