Draw Near To Jesus

You shall dwell in the land of Goshen, and you shall be near to me, you and your children, your children’s children, your flocks and your herds, and all that you have. There I will provide for you, lest you and your household, and all that you have, come to poverty…

Genesis 45:10–11


In the Old Testament story of Joseph, after Joseph reveals his identity to his brothers, he tells them to return to their father, and to tell their father to come quickly to him. Joseph had prepared for his family to dwell in the land of Goshen, where they, with all their children and all they possessed, would be near to him.

The name “Goshen” means “drawing near.” My friend, the Lord wants you to be in “Goshen,” which is a place of nearness to Him. His heart of love is not satisfied with just removing your sins. No, He wants more. He wants you in His presence. He wants you in the place where He can lavish the bountiful love in His heart on you!

When you draw near to Jesus, look what happens. Joseph tells his brothers to also tell their father, “There I will provide for you, lest you and your household, and all that you have, come to poverty; for there are still five years of famine.” Beloved, when you draw near to your heavenly Joseph, He will provide for you and your little ones. In the midst of financial famine in the world, in the midst of rising fuel and food costs, do not despair. Draw near to Jesus, for there in “Goshen,” in that place of nearness, He will provide for you and your household!

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1 Comment

  • Gail Segars Rainey says:

    Thank you for your ministry. May Our Lord continue to bless you and your family as you are obedient to His Word. You are cross-generational in your teachings and I receive each one. I support you in prayers and when possible financially for your anointed ministry. I love to see you, hear you, see your young child who is anointed already, and your beautiful wife on TBN!!! You are Barnabas for today, THE ENCOURAGER, AS WELL AS JOEL O’STEEN. I laugh when I watch on TBN that let us all WAKE UP TO HOPE AND LET US WAKE UP TO GRACE!!!! With that being said, all Christ followers are OVERCOMERS!!!! In Christ, Gail Segars Rainey, 117 Brookwood Drive, Eatonton, GA 31024-6301, 7064737010.

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