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Sunday, January 05, 2020

Joseph: A Life of Exile (PM)

Joseph: A Life of Exile #1
Series:Exile
Duration:25 mins 14 secs
Joseph: A Life of Exile

Genesis 37
  • They hated him because he was dad's favorite and they were jealous.
  • They hated him because they had to work while he stayed at home.
  • They hated him because he gave an unfavorable report of how his brothers were doing tending the flock.
  • They hated him because he had strange dreams of his brothers and even his parents bowing down to him.
Genesis 39:1
  • Joseph doesn't speak the language; he doesn't fit in... he doesn't belong.
  • Potiphar = devoted to the sun.
1. The Lord was with Joseph in Exile. Genesis 39:2-4

Lessons for us from Joseph...
  • Just as God was with Joseph in exile, he will be with us too.
    • There was something about Joseph that made him stand out...it was his faith.
  • POTIPHAR NOTICED.
2. Temptations abound in Exile. Genesis 39:6-10

Lessons for us from Joseph...
  • Rest assured, you too will be tempted in exile.
  • You don't have to give in to sin in exile.
3. Things may get worse before they get better. Genesis 39:10-20

Lessons for us from Joseph...
  • Things may get worse for us as well.
    • Faith in God's future grace for us is what gets us through these desperate moments.
Revelation 2:10, "Be faithful unto death and I will give you a crown of life."

 

 
   
 
 
   
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