Our enemies may try to strip us of outward prestige and beauty but wisdom and grace of God cannot be taken from us. I mean, people may call you names that are not yours in order to paint you black – I mean to make you look bad in the eyes of people – but wisdom and grace of God cannot be taken from you. They cannot take this because it is not given by man. They were able to take Joseph’s coat of many colours which was given to him by his father. They were able to separate him from the warm arms of his parents but wisdom and grace, they were unable to take from him.
Our enemies may separate us from friends, relatives and country but cannot separate us from the presence of the Lord. They may rob us of liberty and confine us in a prison cell but they cannot shut us out of the throne of mercy and communion with God.
What promise of God are you carrying? What situation are you in now? Does it guarantee the fulfilment of that promise? Remember, Joseph was a child of promise. Did his situation in the dry pit guarantee the fulfilment of God’s promise in his life? The answer is NO. Yet he must move on, because to him the end had not come yet.
If the situation you are in right now does not guarantee your future, don’t lose heart; the end has not come yet. As a child of God, God may be taking His time to prepare you for the challenges ahead.