Joseph experienced some major ups and downs in his life. Check out Joseph’s story and see how God was with him all along.
1 – What are some ways that God was with Joseph?
2 – How do you think Joseph was feeling when he was in prison in Egypt? What do you think he would have been thinking about?
3 – After Joseph’s dad, Jacob, died, Joseph’s brothers thought Joseph might pay them back for all the wrong they had done to him. But that’s not what Joseph did. Here’s what he said:
“But Joseph replied, “Don’t be afraid of me. Am I God, that I can punish you? You intended to harm me, but God intended it all for good. He brought me to this position so I could save the lives of many people. No, don’t be afraid. I will continue to take care of you and your children.” So he reassured them by speaking kindly to them.”
How had God used Joseph’s troubles and pain for good?