B6 Life of Joseph

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Lesson 1: The Young Dreamer

Readings: Genesis 37: 1-11

Do you belong to a big family? Joseph certainly did! He had ten brothers who were older than he was, and one brother who was younger, and one sister.

Lesson 2: The Hated Brother

Readings: Genesis 37: 12-36

Do you enjoy helping mom and dad? Perhaps not always! One day, Joseph’s father asked him to go and see how his brothers were doing. They were many miles away, looking after their flocks. Joseph was very pleased to do as his father wished, and off he went.

Lesson 3: The Faithful Prisoner

Readings: Genesis 39: 1-6, 19-23

Imagine being carried off by strangers to a foreign country! How frightened Joseph must have been when he arrived in Egypt! What was going to happen to him next? Before long he was sold to a man called Potiphar.

Lesson 4: The New Leader

Readings: Genesis 41: 14-49

Pharaoh, king of Egypt, was extremely puzzled! He had just had two very strange dreams.