Joseph:Blessing of Betrayal

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The Blessing of Betrayal Part.2
Join us as we look at Joseph during his time serving Potiphar & his household and punishment he receives after having integrity.

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Joseph:Blessing of Betrayal

  1. 1. The Blessing ofThe Blessing of Betrayal Pt.2Betrayal Pt.2 The Life of JosephThe Life of Joseph
  2. 2. Story Set-UpStory Set-Up Genesis 39Genesis 39 EgyptEgypt Joseph, Potiphar,Joseph, Potiphar, Potiphar’s Wife,Potiphar’s Wife, JailkeeperJailkeeper
  3. 3. WORDSWORDS FAVORFAVOR INTEGRITYINTEGRITY BETRAYALBETRAYAL
  4. 4. GENESIS 39GENESIS 39
  5. 5. 1 And Joseph was brought down to Egypt; and Potiphar, an1 And Joseph was brought down to Egypt; and Potiphar, an officer of Pharaoh's, the captain of the guard, an Egyptian,officer of Pharaoh's, the captain of the guard, an Egyptian, bought him of the hand of the Ishmaelites, that had brought himbought him of the hand of the Ishmaelites, that had brought him down thither. 2 And Jehovah was with Joseph, and he was adown thither. 2 And Jehovah was with Joseph, and he was a prosperous man; and he was in the house of his master theprosperous man; and he was in the house of his master the Egyptian. 3 And his master saw that Jehovah was with him, andEgyptian. 3 And his master saw that Jehovah was with him, and that Jehovah made all that he did to prosper in his hand. 4 Andthat Jehovah made all that he did to prosper in his hand. 4 And Joseph found favor in his sight, and he ministered unto him: andJoseph found favor in his sight, and he ministered unto him: and he made him overseer over his house, and all that he had hehe made him overseer over his house, and all that he had he put into his hand. 5 And it came to pass from the time that heput into his hand. 5 And it came to pass from the time that he made him overseer in his house, and over all that he had, thatmade him overseer in his house, and over all that he had, that Jehovah blessed the Egyptian's house for Joseph's sake; andJehovah blessed the Egyptian's house for Joseph's sake; and the blessing of Jehovah was upon all that he had, in the housethe blessing of Jehovah was upon all that he had, in the house and in the field. 6 And he left all that he had in Joseph's hand;and in the field. 6 And he left all that he had in Joseph's hand; and he knew not aught that was with him, save the bread whichand he knew not aught that was with him, save the bread which he did eat. And Joseph was comely, and well- favored.he did eat. And Joseph was comely, and well- favored.
  6. 6. 7 And it came to pass after these things, that his master's wife7 And it came to pass after these things, that his master's wife cast her eyes upon Joseph; and she said, Lie with me. 8 But hecast her eyes upon Joseph; and she said, Lie with me. 8 But he refused, and said unto his master's wife, Behold, my masterrefused, and said unto his master's wife, Behold, my master knoweth not what is with me in the house, and he hath put all thatknoweth not what is with me in the house, and he hath put all that he hath into my hand: 9 he is not greater in this house than I;he hath into my hand: 9 he is not greater in this house than I; neither hath he kept back anything from me but thee, becauseneither hath he kept back anything from me but thee, because thou art his wife: how then can I do this great wickedness, and sinthou art his wife: how then can I do this great wickedness, and sin against God? 10 And it came to pass, as she spake to Josephagainst God? 10 And it came to pass, as she spake to Joseph day by day, that he hearkened not unto her, to lie by her, or to beday by day, that he hearkened not unto her, to lie by her, or to be with her. 11 And it came to pass about this time, that he went intowith her. 11 And it came to pass about this time, that he went into the house to do his work; and there was none of the men of thethe house to do his work; and there was none of the men of the house there within. 12 And she caught him by his garment,house there within. 12 And she caught him by his garment, saying, Lie with me: and he left his garment in her hand, and fled,saying, Lie with me: and he left his garment in her hand, and fled, and got him out. 13 And it came to pass, when she saw that heand got him out. 13 And it came to pass, when she saw that he had left his garment in her hand, and was fled forth, 14 that shehad left his garment in her hand, and was fled forth, 14 that she called unto the men of her house, and spake unto them, saying,called unto the men of her house, and spake unto them, saying, See, he hath brought in a Hebrew unto us to mock us: he came inSee, he hath brought in a Hebrew unto us to mock us: he came in unto me to lie with me, and I cried with a loud voice:unto me to lie with me, and I cried with a loud voice:
  7. 7. and it came to pass, when he heard that I lifted up my voiceand it came to pass, when he heard that I lifted up my voice and cried, that he left his garment by me, and fled, and gotand cried, that he left his garment by me, and fled, and got him out. 16 And she laid up his garment by her, until hishim out. 16 And she laid up his garment by her, until his master came home. 17 And she spake unto him accordingmaster came home. 17 And she spake unto him according to these words, saying, The Hebrew servant, whom thouto these words, saying, The Hebrew servant, whom thou hast brought unto us, came in unto me to mock me: 18 andhast brought unto us, came in unto me to mock me: 18 and it came to pass, as I lifted up my voice and cried, that he leftit came to pass, as I lifted up my voice and cried, that he left his garment by me, and fled out. 19 And it came to pass,his garment by me, and fled out. 19 And it came to pass, when his master heard the words of his wife, which shewhen his master heard the words of his wife, which she spake unto him, saying, After this manner did thy servant tospake unto him, saying, After this manner did thy servant to me; that his wrath was kindled. 20 And Joseph's master tookme; that his wrath was kindled. 20 And Joseph's master took him, and put him into the prison, the place where the king'shim, and put him into the prison, the place where the king's prisoners were bound: and he was there in the prison.prisoners were bound: and he was there in the prison.
  8. 8. 21 But Jehovah was with Joseph, and showed kindness21 But Jehovah was with Joseph, and showed kindness unto him, and gave him favor in the sight of the keeper ofunto him, and gave him favor in the sight of the keeper of the prison. 22 And the keeper of the prison committed tothe prison. 22 And the keeper of the prison committed to Joseph's hand all the prisoners that were in the prison; andJoseph's hand all the prisoners that were in the prison; and whatsoever they did there, he was the doer of it. 23 Thewhatsoever they did there, he was the doer of it. 23 The keeper of the prison looked not to anything that was underkeeper of the prison looked not to anything that was under his hand, because Jehovah was with him; and that which hehis hand, because Jehovah was with him; and that which he did, Jehovah made it prosper.did, Jehovah made it prosper.
  9. 9. FAVORFAVOR 1 overgenerous preferential treatment synonyms: backing, support, assistance, favoritism
  10. 10. INTEGRITYINTEGRITY 1 the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles; moral uprightness: he is known to be a man of integrity. 2 the state of being whole and undivided:the state of being whole and undivided: upholdingupholding territorial integrity and national sovereigntyterritorial integrity and national sovereignty .. 33 the condition of being unified, unimpaired, orthe condition of being unified, unimpaired, or sound in construction: the structural integrity of thesound in construction: the structural integrity of the novel.novel.
  11. 11. BETRAYALBETRAYAL 11 to be disloyal toto be disloyal to synonyms: deception, stab in the back, sellout,synonyms: deception, stab in the back, sellout, treacherytreachery
  12. 12. QuestionsQuestions What characteristics do you think Joseph had that made people honorWhat characteristics do you think Joseph had that made people honor & respect him ? What kind of man was Joseph ?& respect him ? What kind of man was Joseph ? Why do you think Potiphar’s wife wanted to sleep with Joseph ?Why do you think Potiphar’s wife wanted to sleep with Joseph ? Why does the enemy hate when you’re favored ?Why does the enemy hate when you’re favored ?
  13. 13. Key PointsKey Points God (Jehovah) favors everything you touch even when you may not be inGod (Jehovah) favors everything you touch even when you may not be in the best place/ People recognize favor (Potiphar)the best place/ People recognize favor (Potiphar) Joseph didn’t blame God for putting him in bad situations. Humanity did it,Joseph didn’t blame God for putting him in bad situations. Humanity did it, Not God.Not God. The enemy will test your integrity & faithfulness by sending things thatThe enemy will test your integrity & faithfulness by sending things that may/can distract you from your purposemay/can distract you from your purpose Favor will put you in positions that automatically come with Potiphar WifeFavor will put you in positions that automatically come with Potiphar Wife types/Joseph was given a high position w/powertypes/Joseph was given a high position w/power Integrity will put you in what seems like a bad situation but sometimes youIntegrity will put you in what seems like a bad situation but sometimes you have to go into the prison to get into the palacehave to go into the prison to get into the palace
  14. 14. ApplicationApplication Proverbs 21:1-3Proverbs 21:1-3 The king's heart is in the hand of the Lord, as theThe king's heart is in the hand of the Lord, as the rivers of water: he turneth it whithersoever he will. Every way of a manrivers of water: he turneth it whithersoever he will. Every way of a man is right in his own eyes: but the Lord pondereth the hearts. To dois right in his own eyes: but the Lord pondereth the hearts. To do justice and judgment is more acceptable to the Lord than sacrifice.justice and judgment is more acceptable to the Lord than sacrifice. God values our hearts. We are favored according to our hearts.God values our hearts. We are favored according to our hearts. Check your heart: Pleasing God vs. Pleasing Potiphar’s WifeCheck your heart: Pleasing God vs. Pleasing Potiphar’s Wife This week I will be like Joseph & I will:This week I will be like Joseph & I will: ________________________________________________________

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