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Joseph by Jorge Parrott

Joseph by Jorge Parrott There are many parallels between the life of Joseph and the life of Jesus. In fact, there is more written about Joseph than Abraham, Moses, or Isaac, in Genesis 1-11. What is God saying to us about the life of this man whose own brothers had plotted to kill and sold him into slavery? From the pit to the prison to the palace Joseph shows us a life of integrity, character, and a servant's heart. We see the spiritual growth from a young man excited about a dream and sharing it in the wrong timing, to a humble, kingly priest offering the love of the Father to those who had scorned him. Joseph never allowed bitterness to take root and that is such a valuable lesson to all believers. Philippians 3:10 speaks about “That I may know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being made conformable unto his death...” Joseph had many opportunities to question God, and he may have, but in his actions and in his heart he never falte