Joseph, The Early Years
Topic: Joseph, A Man For All Ages Passage: Genesis 37:1–37:2
If ever there was a man for all generations it was Joseph, the favored son of the patriarch Jacob, whose story begins in the thirty-seventh chapter of Genesis. Raised as the future heir of the wealthy Jewish patriarch, he fell into slavery in a far off Gentile land but later rose to a position of prominence as second in command only to Pharaoh.
• A type of Christ
• A model for Christians
• God’s plan never fails