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Joseph the prisoner

Joseph is unfairly put in prison.
Contributed by MYELLOVE
Joseph was sold as a slave in Egypt to Potiphar, an Egyptian who was one of Pharaoh’s officials. <br/>The Lord was with Joseph and he served his Egyptian master well. Potiphar put him in charge of his household and to care for everything he owned. – Slide 1
Now Joseph was well-built and handsome. Potiphar’s wife fell in love with Joseph but he would not do what she wanted. So she made up lies about him and Potiphar sent Joseph into prison. – Slide 2
While Joseph was in the prison, the Lord was with him. The prison warden put Joseph in charge of all the other prisoners. One day Pharaoh, the king of Egypt, put his chief cupbearer and the chief baker into prison. They both had dreams and God gave Joseph the ability to tell them what their dreams meant. Both their dreams came true just as Joseph had said. The cupbearer went back to work for Pharoah. – Slide 3
Two years later Pharoah was troubled by two strange dreams. He saw seven fat cows coming out of the river Nile followed by seven very thin cows. The thin cows then ate up the fat cows. In his second dream he saw a stalk of wheat with seven healthy grains. Then seven thin grains sprouted and swallowed up the healthy grains. <br/>No one could explain these dreams but then the cupbearer remembered how Joseph had explained his dream and told Pharaoh. He sent for Joseph at once. – Slide 4
Joseph said to Pharaoh, ‘God has revealed what He is about to do. The seven good cows and the seven good heads of grain are seven years when there will be plenty of food in Egypt. The seven thin cows and worthless heads of grain are seven years that will follow when there will be little food. There will be famine and hunger. During the seven good years you must store food so there is enough to eat during the years when there will be little to eat.’ – Slide 5
Pharaoh said to Joseph, ‘I am going to put you in charge of the whole land of Egypt.’ He took his signet ring and put it on Joseph’s finger. He dressed him in robes of fine linen and put a gold chain around his neck. During the seven years with lots of food Joseph made sure supplies were stored for the seven years of famine that were to follow. – Slide 6
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