You Shall Be in Charge of My Palace

by LA UBF   12/26/2009     0 reads


JBF Genesis Bible Study

JBF Genesis Bible Study


Genesis 40:1 - 41:57

Key Verse 41: 39-40

Then Pharaoh said to Joseph, "Since God has made all this known to you, there is no one so discerning and wise as you. You shall be in charge of my palace, and all my people are to submit to your orders. Only with respect to the throne will I be greater than you." 

Read V1-4a. What was Joseph’s situation when he met the kings’ cupbearer and the baker? What was their situation?

Read V4b-23. What was the cupbearer’s dream? How did Joseph interpret its meaning? What was the baker’s dream? How was it similar to the cupbearer’s dream? How was it different? How did Joseph interpret this dream? How were these dreams fulfilled? Was Joseph able to be out of the prison?

Read V41:1-13. What did Pharaoh dream? Why was he troubled? What moved him to seek Joseph’s help?

Read V14-40. How did Joseph prepare to go to Pharaoh? What was his first response to Pharaoh’s request to interpret the dreams? What does this answer show about Joseph? What did the dreams mean? What advice did Joseph give Pharaoh after listening to Pharaoh’s dreams? Why did Pharaoh put Joseph in charge of his palace and in charge of Egypt?

Read V41-57. How old was Joseph when he became prime minister of Egypt? How did Pharaoh honor him and provide for him? How did he use his privileges and exercise stewardship over Egypt? What did Joseph name his sons? How did God reveal his sovereignty over Egypt and the world? How did he use Joseph to save many lives?