Genesis 41:38 And Pharaoh said unto his servants, Can we find such a one as this is, a man in whom the Spirit of God is? 39 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, Forasmuch as God hath shewed thee all this, there is none so discreet and wise as thou art: 40 Thou shalt be over my house, and according unto thy word shall all my people be ruled: only in the throne will I be greater than thou.
Joseph had interpreted Pharaoh’s dream. Now Pharaoh would need to choose a man that could lead his nation through these trying fourteen years. Pharaoh realized that there weren’t many men like Joseph.
Joseph had been able to see what others couldn’t see. Joseph had not been presumptuous or prideful about this ability. Joshep had shown discretion. He had been discerning enough to think before he spoke. Pharaoh could see that Joseph was a man to be trusted.
I wonder if I give evidence of being a discerning, discreet man of God? I wonder if I think before I act. I want to be there when God is ready to use me. I want one available for His service. I want to live and think in such a way that He will be able to choose me!
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