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A Lesson From The Biding: Joseph



Group Members Reading: Galatians 4:28; 2 Corinthians 1:20; Genesis 39:21; Prov. 16:7; Exodus 3:21; Isa 26:3; Jer 29:11-13; Gen 50:19-20; Romans 8:28.



A Lesson From A _____ Man - Blind __________ Healed!

A Lesson From The _______ _______ - _______ Loss Restored!

A Lesson From The ______ ___ - King _____ & The Sons of _____!

A Lesson From The _________ (Motivated) - Apostle ______ Sensitivity To The Holy Spirit!

A Lesson From The ________ (Anxious) - ______ Sermon on the Mount!

A Lesson From the ______ - ________ Roller coaster Life!



Genesis 37:2-11


The story of Joseph’s roller coaster life began with the “biding” of his parents, Rachael and Jacob, when she is finally able to declare, “God hath taken away my reproach”, at his birth! Joseph becomes Jacob’s favorite and is shown special favor, but at the cost of his brothers hating him. When Joseph turns 17, God gives him two dreams of promise, which became his Heart’s Desire”, but deepens the hatred of his brothers. In an effort to destroy his dreams, the brothers unwittingling, attempt to kill him, but eventually sell him off to be taken away to a foreign land, hoping to end this dreamers dream.

Joseph endures the roller coaster ride as life both elevates and demotes him in cycles, but God’s favor was always upon him, working something greater than himself.



Joseph had 3 elements that we too possess:


We Too Are Children of _______!

Joseph was a child of promise!

God had given Joseph a promise early in life, but his heart’s desire took 25 years to come to pass, with many ups and downs on the road to realization!

God gives you promises, the are the “Desires of your Heart”! (Gal 4:28; 2 Cor 1:20)

What are you waiting for God to do in your life?


We Too Are Children of ________!

Joseph was well ______!

He became his father’s favorite!

He had the favor of God on his life, as God always elevated him to a higher position in every situation he faced, until he became the second in command of the nation of Egypt!

We are “Well Favored” in the Lord!

Share some instances where the Lord elevated you!

As a Believer, you are favored of the Lord - Look for the favor! (Genesis 39:21; Prov. 16:7; Exodus 3:21)


We Too Are Children of _______!

“A Lesson From The Biding” - Joseph bided his time in peace, believing God through all his circumstances!

In due time God fulfilled His promise! (Isa 26:3; Jer 29:11-13)

2018 is your year to declare the fulfillment of God’s promise for your “Hearts Desire”!

What the enemy intends for ____ for uses for ____! (Gen 50:19-20; Romans 8:28)




Isaiah 55:8-9, “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the Lord. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.”




























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