Scripture Reading: Genesis 41:16
And Joseph answered Pharaoh, saying, It is not in me: God shall give Pharaoh an answer of peace.
Reflection: It was a great relief to hear that at long last somebody was available to interpret his dreams. Pharoah therefore sent word to summon Joseph quickly from the dungeon. “I’ve had a dream,” Pharaoh told Joseph, “but nobody can interpret it. I’ve heard that you can interpret dreams.” As Pharoah waited with eagerness for his response, Joseph quickly replied ‘ I cannot! but God can u se me to explain the dream to you’. Joseph’s response immediately took the attention away from himself and pointed Pharoah to God. He glorified and honored God. No wonder he got highly elevated to the position of prime minister following his interpretation of the dream. No matter what you possess or how gifted you may be, learn to have God acknowledged as the source all the time. When you give God his due glory, he will certainly have you exalted in life!
Prayer: Dear Lord, help me never to take the glory that is due you.
Confession: God will always take the place of attention in my life. I will always acknowledge him as the source of whatever I am able to do. I will never take the credit that is due him.