Let the Kings Arise – part 1

31 October 2010


  1. Introduction:

·      Gen 37:1-10  Joseph dreamed a dream!

·      Dreams and visions are the language of the Holy Spirit

·      God reveals His plans and purposes through dreams and visions – pictures of the future and possibilities

·      Act 2:17  In the last days will be outpouring of the Holy Spirit. Visions and dreams – all flesh – divine bucket list


  1. Destined to be fruitful:

Gen 30:2-24  God has taken away my reproach

·      Joseph = OT3130 = He will add to me

·      Prophetic destiny to add to be productive and fruitful

·      All believers are called to be productive and fruitful

·      John 15:16  Chose you to bear fruit. ‘I chose you to bring forth fruit’. He chose us

·      Fruit = overflow of a life draws upon the Holy Spirit and the Word of God. The overflow of abiding in Christ and His life coming forth


3.      Kings Dream:

·      Eph 3:20  God is able to do abundantly more than we ask or think

·      We must explore the realm of possibilities and not accept what is. We are born into a Royal family, Identity

·      Kings dream of extending the kingdom

·      Gen 37:5  Now Joseph had a dream

·      Dream – supernatural influence, inspiration into his life

·      God communicates in dreams and visions, trances, inspired thoughts

·      Eg Abraham, Jabez, Joseph

·      Must position self to dream and to see

·      Alone/quiet/focus/meditate

·      Dream of:  Dominion, Influence, Significant and influential life

·      The Word of God came to him and formed a dream of the future, a blueprint


4.      Kings Declare their Dreams:

·      Gen 37:5,9,10  Joseph told his brothers, father

·      He didn’t understand it all but spoke and declared the Word of God

·      Power of the tongue – must learn to speak forth dreams

·      Your words shape the spiritual atmosphere create room for the invisible to become visible

·      Declaring the word of God over your life shapes and frames your future

·      It is a daily declaration

·      Declaring his dream triggered the events that fulfilled the dream


5.      Kings Prepare:

·      Ecc 5:3  A dream comes trough much activity

·      Dreams don’t come about by just dreaming – speak – order life

·      Ps 105:19  Until the time his (dream) came the Word of the Lord

- there is a timing for dreams to manifest

-          We must cooperate and play our part in fulfillment

-          Faith without works is dead


Joseph Preparation:

         i.            He grew in capacity:

·         Gen 37:2-5  Joseph served in the Palace – and

·         Gen 37:20-22  Joseph served in Prison – and prospered

·         God makes it clear that if we meditate in the word we will prosper Joshua 1:8

·         He developed skill and capacity in different environments


       ii.            He grew in Character:

·         Gen 45:4-8  Do not be grieved – God sent me!

·         Gen 50:19-21  I will provide


Hatred                        betrayal            ingratitude             rejection

Injustice                      delay                 bitter words                        temptation


Joseph developed:

Grace                                    wisdom             generosity            

Strength                     faith


      iii.            He grew in Faith – held onto the Word of God:

Gen 49:22-24  Fruitful bough by a well

Archers – bitter words, hate, injustice

                        Bow = mouth        Arrows = words spoken

Arms of hands made strong by God Almighty