Rhapsody Of Realities TeeVo Devotional August 23rd – Live Out Your Success

(Be Prosperous And Effective!)

TO THE BIBLE: Genesis 39:2 KJV
“And the LORD was with Joseph, and he was a prosperous man; and he was in the house of his master the Egyptian.”

LET’S TALK
Joseph was described as “a prosperous man” despite being a slave in Potiphar’s house. This shows that prosperity isn’t a function of the career you choose, but a result of the excellence in your spirit.

In our opening verse, the word “prosperous” is translated from a Hebrew word which means to be prosperous and effective.

So, not only was Joseph prosperous, he was also effective. Even though he had been sold into slavery, falsely accused and imprisoned, his ordeal didn’t taint the quality of his spirit. He recognised that the Lord was with him, and so exuded the spirit of a prosperous man.

The Bible says in Romans 15:4, “For whatever things were written before were written for our learning, that we through the patience and comfort of the Scriptures might have hope.”

This implies that the story of Joseph was written for our learning. So, can it be said of you that you’re prosperous and effective in the things you do?

Today, the same Lord that was with Joseph is with you and lives in you in the Person of the Holy Spirit (1 Corinthians 3:16). Talking about Him, Jesus said, “…the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name, He will teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance…” (John 14:26).

The Holy Spirit living in you will teach you how to be more effective in the things God has called you to do, but you’re to acknowledge His indwelling and abiding presence in your life.

Go Deeper
Genesis 39:5; Philippians 4:13

Pray:
Father, in the Name of the Lord Jesus Christ, thank you for working in me, both to will and to do of your good pleasure. Thank you for blessing me, making me a blessing, and causing me to prosper and be effective in everything I do, in Jesus’ Name! Amen.

Daily Bible Reading
ONE YEAR
1 Corinthians 8, Psalms 120-127
TWO YEAR
Luke 18:18-27, 1 Samuel 10

Act:
Meditate on Joshua 1:8: “This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate in it day and night, that you may observe to do according to all that is written in it. For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success.”

About the author

Rev. Chris Oyakhilome D.Sc., D.D, the President of LoveWorld Inc. , a dynamic, multifaceted, global ministry, is the author of Rhapsody of Realities, the world’s #1 daily devotional, and more than 30 other books. He’s a dedicated minister of God’s Word whose message has brought the reality of the divine life to the hearts of many.

 

Millions have been affected by his television broadcast, “Atmosphere For Miracles,” which brings God’s divine presence right into people’s homes. The scope of his television ministry extends throughout the world with LoveWorld satellite television networks delivering qualitative Christian programming to a global audience.

 

At the world-renowned Healing School, he manifests the healing works of Jesus Christ and has helped many receive healing through the operation of the gifts of the Spirit.

 

Pastor Chris has a passion to reach the peoples of the world with God’s presence—a divine commission he’s fulfilled for more than 30 years through various outreaches, crusades, as well as several other platforms that have helped millions experience a victorious and purposeful life in God’s Word.

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