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  • Bayo Afolaranmi
    Dearly Beloved, DO YOU REMEMBER HIM? But when all goes well with you, remember me and show me kindness; mention me to Pharaoh and get me out of this prison.
    Message 1 of 1 , Jan 13, 2008
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      Dearly Beloved,
      "'But when all goes well with you, remember me and show me kindness;
      mention me to Pharaoh and get me out of this prison.' ... The chief
      cupbearer, however, did not remember Joseph; he forgot him" (Genesis
      40:14, 23, NIV).
      The elder brothers of Joseph hated him because of his bright future.
      They sold him into slavery in Egypt (Genesis 37). Even there, he was
      wrongly accused and thrown into prison (Genesis 39). Nevertheless, the
      Lord was with him and made him to find favor in the sight of the
      prison warder that he was made the chief prisoner in charge of other
      prisoners (Genesis 39:21, 22). In the course of his duty one day, he
      noticed that two of the prisoners were not happy. On enquiry, he
      discovered that each of them had had a terrified dream the previous
      night. He interpreted the dream of each of them and told the one with
      favorable interpretation not to forget him when he is freed, and that
      he should find ways to get him (Joseph) out of the prison. However,
      when that prisoner (who was the then cupbearer of Pharaoh) was freed
      and restored to his former esteemed position, he did not remember
      Joseph. It took God's intervention after two years before he could
      remember Joseph.
      Have you been expecting that someone will remember you and help you in
      one way or the other for so long a time? People may not remember you,
      but God does! Hear this: "Can a mother forget the baby at her breast
      and have no compassion on the child she has borne? Though she may
      forget, I will not forget you! See, I have engraved you on the palms
      of my hands; your walls are ever before me" (Isaiah 49:15-16, NIV). In
      His own appointed time, God will remember you and elevate you to His
      desired position for your life.
      Furthermore, who has helped you or in need of your help that you need
      to remember? Do you remember the person? For how long will you wait to
      remember the person and help him? God depends on you for the help of
      that person. You need to remember him and act now!
      In His service,
      Bayo Afolaranmi (Pastor).

      Prayer Points:
      1. Lord, intervene in my affair and make the person that ought to help
      me remember me and help me now.
      2. Remind me Lord about who I am suppose to help and enable me to help
      that person now.

      Bayo Afolaranmi (Pastor).
      +234 805 515 9591

      "I eagerly expect and hope that I will in no way be ashamed, but will
      have sufficient courage so that now as always Christ will be exalted
      in my body, whether by life or by death. FOR TO ME, TO LIVE IS CHRIST
      AND TO DIE IS GAIN" (Philippians 1:20-21, NIV).
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