Lessons from the Story of Joseph Part 2 (Genesis 40 – 41)
What was the reason for Joseph’s confidence (that he could the interpretation of the dreams) in Genesis 40:8?
Would you have the same confidence if you were in Joseph’s shoes? Why?
What was going on with Joseph in Genesis 40:14 – 15? What does that tell you about Joseph?
Will those you help always remember you? See Genesis 40: 23
Two more years passed and Pharaoh coincidentally had a dream. What then happens in Genesis 41:8 – 13?
In Genesis 41:16, Joseph doesn’t claim any strength/skill for himself, instead, he credits God. Do we usually do that? How often do we acknowledge God in our abilities/knowledge?
What can we learn/copy from what Joseph does in Genesis 41:33 – 36?
What happens in Genesis 41:37 – 45? If Joseph had remained with his family back in Canaan, and his brothers would not have sold him, do you think he, a foreigner, would have gained such a position in Egypt? What lesson can we learn from this?