The Joseph Blessing Pt2                                                 19 March 2006


1.  Introduction

·         By Well                                   - prophetic anointing, flow of supernatural.

·         Branches run over the well     - Advancing the kingdom – not

·         Gods personal words to us     - also is part of the DNA of the church.

2.  Josephs Assignment

Gen 45:5, 7.    God sent me before you to preserve you posterity in the earth and to save your lives by a great deliverance.

·         Personal life is a prophetic picture of Christ – (Christ revealed)

·         Spiritually sensitive to God – (prayer/leaning on God) (Gen 41:38)

·         Prophetic insight to people and to the season

·         Divine favour manifest in all that he did in Egypt (Gen37:23)

·         Strategic Connection given to him by God – Gut

·         Innovative – broke out of tradition in accomplishing Gods purpose

·         Unused wisdom that unlocked impossible situations

·         Serving spirit that promoted others (Gen 39:4) (Gen 41:39)


3.  Joseph’s Maturity Process.

Gen 37:2-8.    …they hated him the more for his dream and words.

1 Cor 8:1.   Knowledge puffs up – love edifies.

Gen 49:23.  The archers have sorely grieved him and shot at him and hated him.

Gods Maturity Process

1 Pet 5:6.   Humble yourself under the mighty hand of God that he may exalt you in due season.

                                                (ii) Forgave               -        Gen 45:5-8

                                                (i) Honoured God    -        Gen 41:16

God wants us to Mature

1 Cor 13:11.    When I was a child I spoke like a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child, put away childish things.

Eph 4:11-16

·         No longer tossed to and fro

·         No longer carried about

·         No longer influenced by sin atmosphere

·         No longer influenced by carnal people with agendas, ambitions

·         No longer offended – specking truth, loving enough to face issues

·         No longer disconnected and isolated but connected to body

·         No longer taking – becoming a supplier of what church needs

·         No longer weak but effective in ministering to others

·         Walk in love and functions in the giftings’ of God.