Sunday, April 14, 2013

Genesis 39 - 40; Lesson 27

Chuck's study this week:

Lesson     27
Passage Genesis 39-40

 Content (List of Topics or Events)

Joseph and Potipher – Good Servant bad wife go directly to jail (Genesis 39:1-20a)
a. Joseph in charge brings Potiphar prosperity (1-6a)
b. Potipher’s wife is continually rejected by Joseph (6b-10)
c. Joseph flees Potipher’s wife leaving cloak (12)
d. Potipher’s wife lie gets Joseph thrown in Jail (13-20a)
Pharaoh’s servants jailed  -- Dreams interpreted through Joseph (Genesis 39:20b-40:23)
a. Joseph success in charge while in jail (20b-23)
b. Cupbearer and Baker’s dreams; offer bring God’s interpretation (40:1-8)
c. Joseph gives meaning to cupbearer dream (9-15)
d. Joseph provides meaning to chief baker’s dream (16-22)
e. Chief cupbearer forgets Joseph (23)

Divisions (Main Blocks of Thought)

Joseph and Potipher – Good Servant bad wife go directly to jail
Genesis 39:1-20a
Pharaoh’s servants jailed  -- Dreams interpreted through Joseph
Genesis 39:20b-40:23

Subject Sentence (Summarizes the contents of the Divisions – No more than 10 words)

Joseph successful with Potipher, unjustly jailed, blessed and interprets dreams

Aim (Main Teaching Point of the Passage)

To Learn that we can be blessed and be a blessing through our faithfulness to God

Specific Application Questions

1.       How are you a blessing to others and is our testimony reflective of our relationship with Him?
2.       Who have you seen needing emotional support? What actions will you take to bring God’s love to them?

Principles to Remember

We are God’s ambassadors; representatives His faithfulness
Christians needs to be in the world but not of the world

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