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Joseph The Dreamer
Genesis 41
29 September 2013
Three Things We learned about Joseph
1.We are what we are because of the
providence of God
Genesis 41
V 1-7 Pharaoh had dreams
7 fat cows and 7 skinny cows
7 heads of grains healthy and good and 7
heads of grains thin and scorched
V 9-13 the turning point of Joseph’s life
V 14 Joseph was moved from prison to palace
This is all God’s providence.
V16 I cannot do it, Joseph replied to Pharaoh,
but God will give the Pharaoh what he desires.
Three Things We Learned About
Joseph
2. We are what we are because of the
promotion of God
V25 -32 Through God, Joseph gave the
interpretation of the dream
V33-36 Joseph gave the life application of the
dream
Three Things We learned about Joseph
V 37-40 Joseph was promoted from prisoner to
Prime minister
Psalm 75: 6-7
No one from the east or the west or from the
desert can exalt themselves. 7 It is God who
judges: He brings one down, He exalts
another.
Three Things We learned about Joseph
Same God who bring him to the pit, put him to
prison is the same God who promoted him to
the palace.
We are what we are because of the providence
of God.
We are what we are because of the promotion
of God.
Three Things We learned about Joseph
3. We have what we have because of the
provision of God.
V 41- 45 Joseph was provided with position (PM
– in charged of the whole of Egypt), power
(signet ring, chariots ) and prosperity (dressed
in robes and gold and beautiful wife)
Three Things We learned about Joseph
V 50-52 Joseph had two sons
Manasseh – forgot my trouble
Ephraim - fruitful
“ God has made me...”
My dreams has come true not because I am self
made man but because I am God made man.
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