I want to highlight a few things from the Kris Vallotton Conference through a well-known Bible story. The story of Joseph: Genesis 37, 39-42
As you know Joseph dreamed that everyone would bow down to him:
“We were out in the field, tying up bundles of grain. Suddenly my bundle stood up, and your bundles all gathered around and bowed low before mine!” (Genesis 37:7)
“Listen, I have had another dream,” he said. “The sun, moon, and eleven stars bowed low before me!” (Genesis 37:9)
Because of jealousy he was sold by his brothers and he was bought by Potiphar, an officer of Pharaoh. You all know the story of Joseph, that's why I'll just sum it up in a few words. After a while he's put into jail where he interprets two dreams. Then the pharaoh has a dream and the chief cup-bearer remembered that through the interpretation of his dream given by a man in the prison he was put back into the service of the pharaoh. Joseph is brought before the pharaoh and he told him: “It is beyond my power to do this,” Joseph replied. “But God can tell you what it means and set you at ease.” After the pharaoh told him the dream, Joseph interpreted it.
Often when God prophesies you about you being great, you will be tested as Joseph was, because BETWEEN THE PROMISE AND PALACE THERE'S ALWAYS THE PROCESS! God trained Joseph for royalty. If God gives you a dream, you will remember it and know that it has to do something with your destiny. Hold on to it! We are partners in destiny. We aren't a light to the church, but to the world. We are a city on a hill that all might see it. The world has something we need (e.g. Pharaoh's dream) and we have something the world needs (e.g. God and His solution). When Joseph interpreted Pharaoh's dream, whom did he tell the interpretation? The Pharaoh! He didn't think of telling it to the people of Egypt that they may find a plan to store up food for later. And what happened?
"By selling grain to the people, Joseph eventually collected all the money in Egypt and Canaan, and he put the money in Pharaoh’s treasury. When the people of Egypt and Canaan ran out of money, all the Egyptians came to Joseph. “Our money is gone!” they cried. “But please give us food, or we will die before your very eyes!” Joseph replied, “Since your money is gone, bring me your livestock. I will give you food in exchange for your livestock.” So they brought their livestock to Joseph in exchange for food. In exchange for their horses, flocks of sheep and goats, herds of cattle, and donkeys, Joseph provided them with food for another year. But that year ended, and the next year they came again and said, “We cannot hide the truth from you, my lord. Our money is gone, and all our livestock and cattle are yours. We have nothing left to give but our bodies and our land. Why should we die before your very eyes? Buy us and our land in exchange for food; we offer our land and ourselves as slaves for Pharaoh. Just give us grain so we may live and not die, and so the land does not become empty and desolate.” So Joseph bought all the land of Egypt for Pharaoh. All the Egyptians sold him their fields because the famine was so severe, and soon all the land belonged to Pharaoh. As for the people, he made them all slaves, from one end of Egypt to the other." (Genesis 27:14-21)
We move out of slavery by revelation and into slavery by lack of revelation, as we can see in the case of the Egyptians. The revelation is our inheritance. God has the answers to your problems, He wants you to ask.