CHAPTER 1 LESSON 1

 

 

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O JOSEPH! WHAT WAS GODS PLAN FOR YOU?

 

This chapter is about the life of Joseph. You will see how Joseph was taken to a strange country and how he became a part of God's plan. You will see how Joseph helped his father and brothers.

Find some good ideas in the chapter that you can use in your own life. Think of how you can use these ideas to help your family and friends. Think of the times God has helped you in the same way He helped Joseph.

The life of Joseph is very exciting. You should enjoy this chapter very much.

 

NEW WORDS

baker

A person who makes bread.

 

beast

A four-footed animal.

 

butler

A male servant in a house.

 

camel

A large desert animal with humps on its back.

 

chariot

A two-wheeled wagon pulled by horses.

 

famine

A time when there is no food.

 

governor

A person who rules many people.

 

idol

A false God.

 

Jealous

To envy or have a bad feeling about what someone else has.

 

prison

A place to keep people who have been arrested.

 

pyramid

A large pointed mound built of stone.

 

sheaf

Grass or stalks of grain bound together.

 

sheaves

More than one sheaf of bound grass or grain.

 

shepherd

A person who watches sheep.

 

silver

A valuable metal

 

slave

A person owned by someone.

 

tomb

A special place to bury dead people.

 

 

 

A COAT

 

Joseph was not lonely when he was a young boy. He had ten big brothers and one little brother named Benjamin. Twelve boys in one family!

Jacob was their father. He loved God. He taught his sons to trust God. Jacob was a rich man. He owned many sheep. The sons took care of Jacob's sheep.

Of all the sons he had, Jacob loved Joseph most. When Joseph was seventeen years old, Jacob made Joseph a beautiful coat of many colors.

 

 

 

 

Choose the correct word to finish each sentence. Write your answers in your Bible notebook.

1. Joseph had _________ brothers.

 

2. Joseph's father was ________.

 

3. Jacob made a coat to show his _____

for Joseph.

love

coat

eleven

Jacob

 

CHECK ANSWERS

 

 

 

 

Joseph wore his new coat of many colors. When his brothers saw the coat, they knew that Jacob loved Joseph more than them. What do you think Joseph's big brothers might have said?

"Our father never made coats like that for us!"

The big brothers were angry because Jacob had made Joseph the beautiful coat. They were Jealous.

 

 

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