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.