ACHIEVE GREATNESS WITH YEMI AND BIMBO DAVIDS
Day 24 February 2020
Scripture reference: “Then Pharaoh sent and called Joseph, and they brought him quickly out of the dungeon; and he shaved, changed his clothing, and came to Pharaoh” – Genesis 41:14
Joseph had been in prison for two extra years since the butler forgot about him. It was now his set time to leave that position. Of course, the time was set by God. The Bible records that despite the fact that he, Joseph, may have been summoned in a rush, he changed his clothing and shaved before he presented himself to Potiphar.
There’s also a parable that Jesus narrated. A rich man had invited his colleagues and friends to dinner. On a set day, all of them gave reasons for not attending the dinner. Angrily, he sent his messengers to go into the streets and invite whoever they see. They did. However, while the party was going on, the rich man spotted a guest who has not dressed appropriately and sent him out.
Our dressing and overall appearance matter. Apart from the fact that we feel better when we look good, proper dressing shows that you honour your partner or spouse when you take care of yourself. It is true that we should place a premium on our characters, attitudes and thought lives more than the outward but we cannot serve a beautiful God and not look, smell or feel beautiful.
Daily digest: God affirmed that men look at the outward appearance but he sees the heart. Spice up your marriage, change thy perfume and out on beautiful raiment!.
Prayer: Dear Father, I know you care about the little things. Please help me to care for my appearance even as you work on my mind and my attitude; so that as a whole, I will be a source of glory to your name. Amen.