September 17, 2011
Joseph Forgives His Brothers
REFERENCE: Gen. 41:41-45:15
BIG IDEA: Forgive others like God forgives you.
VERSE: Colossians 3:13b “ as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive.” (ESV)
Questions to Ask Throughout the Week
What was Joseph's job? // To collect the extra food for Egypt.
Why did Jacob send his sons to Egypt? // They had run out of food.
Who did the brothers see when they went to buy food? // Joseph
Did the brothers know it was Joseph? // No.
Why did Joseph call his brothers spies? // To see if they had changed.
Who did Joseph send his brother to go get? // Their brother, Benjamin.
Did Joseph decide to get revenge on his brothers? // No, he forgave them.
Why did we have to be forgiven by God? // We disobeyed his commands.
What is today's big idea? // Forgive others like God forgives you.
What is today's Bible verse? // Colossians 3:13b “ as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive.” (ESV)
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