Joseph is Put in Charge of
What Faith Can
Bible Study Lessons ---
is so simple to ask God for what we need so why do
we wait until we fall flat on our faces before
through Genesis we
find Joseph remaining faithful to God, even in
prison he never faltered.
Because of his faithfulness,
Joseph was put in charge of all Egypt because of
Can't we just have at least a
mustard seed of faith?
Places Joseph in Charge of Egypt
Then Pharaoh said to
his servants, Can we find a man like this,
in whom is a divine spirit?
So Pharaoh said to Joseph,
Since God has informed you of all this,
there is no one so discerning and wise as you
You shall be over my
house, and according to your command all my
people shall do homage; only in the throne I
will be greater than you.
Pharaoh said to Joseph,
See, I have set you over all the land of
Then Pharaoh took off his
signet ring from his hand and put it on
Josephs hand, and clothed him in garments
of fine linen and put the gold necklace around
He had him ride in his
second chariot; and they proclaimed before him,
Bow the knee! And he set him over
all the land of Egypt. -
to the 2nd Most Powerful Man in Egypt
From being thrown into prison
because of Potiphar's
wife to becoming the
second in command of Egypt - Amazing! This is a
magnificent demonstration of God's power.
stayed faithful to God so in turn God was faithful
to Joseph allowing him to flourish even though he
was an outsider and slave / prisoner of
It's absolutely astonishing
what a person can accomplish when God is brought
into the equation so never underestimate what God
can do in your life.
God is on Our
You or I may never be second
in command to a throne but we are all children of
God. If we only trust Him, we can also experience
the great work He can do through us.
Are You a DIY
Person? Me Too!
We are sometimes so caught up
in trying to do it all by ourselves. We wait until
we feel total defeat - then we finally ask God to
Joseph never hesitated to ask
God first and counted on God's help in every
situation he faced. In turn, God rewarded Joseph
with the throne of Egypt.
Let's ask God to come in and
help with the problems and challenges we are facing
today, no matter how large or small.
He will give us what we need
if it is in His will.
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Lesson about the power of God and Joseph
in Egypt are from New American Standard Bible
& New King James Version - Lessons from Life
Application Study Bible: NIV - Passage above
credited to Lockman