Pharaoh asked them, “Can we find anyone like this man, one in whom is the spirit of God ?”

Genesis 41:38

Pharoah recognised in Joseph a remarkable quality. He showed forth the Spirit of God in everything that he did. Some 3,500 years later, when the Apostles were selecting men for an important undertaking, they applied similar criteria and chose Stephen, a man full of faith and of the Holy Spirit. (Ac.6:5) As with Joseph, it was apparent to all around that Stephen had the Spirit of God in him. Can the same be said of us?

Daily Reading: Psalm 20

Bible in One Year: Galatians 2; Jeremiah 49-50; Psalm 143