No one is greater in this house than I am. My master has withheld nothing from me except you, because you are his wife. How then could I do such a wicked thing and sin against God?"
Read V1-6a. How does Joseph’s rise to power in Potiphar’s house? What was the reason of his success like this?
Read V6b-12. Why was Potiphar’s wife attracted to Joseph? How did she try to seduce him? What was involved in the temptation other than physical desire? What reasons did Joseph give for refusing her? What does this show about him?
Read V13-20a. What happened happened that caused Potiphar’s wife’s desire for Joseph to turn into hatred? What happened to Joseph because of her lies?
Read V20b-23. In what kind of prison was Joseph put? What happened to him there? How could he avoid becoming bitter and fatalistic? What does it mean that “God was with Joseph”? What can you learn from Joseph’s faith and life?