MIRACLE IN A DAY
Joseph’s life changes in one day: Genesis 38 -44:
So, Pharaoh asked his officials, “can we find anyone else like this man so obviously filled with the Spirit of God? Then Pharaoh said to Joseph, since God revealed the meaning of the dream to you, clearly no one is as intelligent or wise as you are. You will be in charge of my court and all my people will take orders from you. Only I sitting on my throne, will have a higher rank than yours. Pharaoh then said to Joseph “I hereby put you in charge of the entire land of Egypt. Then Pharaoh removed his signet ring from his hand and placed it on Joseph’s finger. He dressed Him in fine linen clothing and hung a gold chain around his neck. Then He has Joseph ride around the chariot He had reserved for His second in command. And wherever Joseph went, the command was shouted “kneel down!” So, Pharaoh put Joseph in charge over all Egypt. And Pharaoh said to him “I am Pharaoh, but no one will lift a hand or foot in the entire Egypt without your approval”
In the above passage we witness a MIRACLE!
Something wonderous happened in the life of Joseph and in happened in the matter of a few hours.
In ONE day he transported from the prison and taken up to meet Pharaoh – who was the King or what we would refer to now as the president of Egypt.
On this day Joseph left His position of prisoner to become one of the most important people in Egypt
This is a TRUE MIRACLE – think how terrible, dingy, dark, cold, isolated and harsh the prison environment was for Joseph. He had been there MANY days. It would have been so easy for Joseph to absorb His environment and lose hope and give up on His Faith.
But even in the DARK God was with him – that is the Spirit of God was with him – He was able to rise up and become a LIGHT in dark – becoming one of the best prisoners, a role model and an example to others.
Again though, it could not have been easy the many days in the prison – but ONE DAY that all changed. His miracle happened in one day, His miracle happened in a moment of time. He was able to solve Pharaoh dream and become prime minister of the entire country!
Is Joseph’s miracle in a day still possible for us – good news – A RESOUNDING YES! Why?
Because the God that took Joseph from the prison to the palace is STILL the same God! Our God!
He took Joseph from the darkness to light in a matter of moments – Can He do the same for you? Yes! Truly wonderous things still happen – as we continue to TRUST in God and put our FAITH in Him.
Something awe inspiring about Joseph’s turnaround was the TIMING. Some people think that it may take several years to climb the work place ladder or several months to experience any kind of radical change, this may be true, but when God steps in with a MIRCALE of Day – things change RIGHT AWAY! In one day you could go from sick to completely healed, in one day you could go from drug addicted and dependent to clean – never turning back. In one day, you could get an unusual and wonderful promotion similar Joseph. In one day, you could have a child you have waited been waiting for years!
AT TIMES, AND ESPECIALLY WITH GOD IT ONLY TAKES A DAY FOR THINGS TO TRULY CHANGE!
GOD is still the same and your life can miraculous turn around in a day!
However, it’s important to note that if you want a similar miracle – that Joseph’s miracle was INSTANTEOUS but not ACCIDENTIAL. You will need these ingredients to get a similar result.
The Ingredients for Joseph’s miraculous day:
Do you need a MIRACLE today? Do you need an INSTANT turn around? Good news!
WITH GOD NOTHING SHALL BE IMPOSSIBLE – Matthew 19:26
Continue in Faith, Remain Expectant in Hope and Use what’s in your hand
Remember, it takes only ONE DAY for things to TRULY change – So NEVER give up.
Glory Be To God – The Miracle Worker
I like this. I like you mention it wasn't and accident but the use of his talent.
If I may add a fourth. The job he had over the man's household was a smaller version to the job he ended in with Pharaoh.
Lot of lessons in this story.