Fruiting comes from rooting. The deeper the roots, the weightier the fruit. Again, fruit may take time to show up, but when they do, they are priceless. That’s why God is always anxious to tell Israel, ‘take root down, bear fruit up’.
Heaven is to be the ultimate treasure in all of life’s pursuit, if we are to regard ourselves as successful. God encourages us to live valuing eternity. Thinking about eternity. Investing in eternity. Working for eternity. Avoiding hell in eternity.
Have you ever tried to put yourself in Joseph’s shoes? What would you have done if Potiphar’s wife was making advances at you? I explore the necessity of values through Joseph’s encounter with Mrs Potiphar.
We’ve been exploring the dynamics of achievement and what
Leadership – that complex concept that holds the key to how
people and groups achieve dreams, visions, and goals – looks
like. So much has the book of Genesis got to teach us on that.
Warm heart of Africa. Who can understand the depths of generosity expressed in the traditions of hospitality? They are often taken for oppression, though no one questions the Asian bows as beautiful expressions of human communication.
I got on this topic because I noticed God promising David a great name. This is what He promised Abraham too. I will make your name great. What’s with God and great names? Why do people need great names? Check what is said to Abraham after the promise to make a name great.
Working for yourself and yours totally misses the mark for the first recorded direction given for why we should work. After the creation of the garden, God put man in in the garden to ‘work, and take care of it’ Genesis 2:15. Take care of it. Use your time at work to take care