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Week Three (Sermon on Chapter 3 will be on 10/18):
Chapter 3: Joseph from Slavery to Deputy Pharaoh
Focus: Joseph
Related Bible Text: Genesis 37, 39, 41-48, 50

Discussion Sessions:
Wednesday, Oct 14: 10:10 AM
Thursday, Oct 15: 6:30 PM
Saturday, Oct 17: 10:00 AM
Sunday, Oct 18: 9:00 AM

Questions to think about as you read (page 474 at back of book)

  1. Why did Joseph’s brothers want to get rid of him?
  2. Why does God allow hurtful things to happen to people?
  3. What were the positive effects of Joseph’s being sold into slavery?
  4. What does Joseph’s statement to his brothers, “You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good,” tell you about God?
  5. In what ways have you seen God work through the most bleak and hopeless situations to cause a greater good?
  6. Why can God be trusted at all times?

Fun games to play (courtesy of D. Pleacher, First Presbyterian Church, Fort Collins CO)


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