These Daily Devotionals are based on Bible books or Bible characters. They are designed for the young, i.e. the young in age and the young in their faith. Originally designed for our grandchildren, they are meant to be a starting point, a basic framework, for parents/mentors to launch out into further explanation, understanding and application.
Joseph’s story is a tale of jealousy, deceit, slavery, injustice, lust, rivalry, and forgiveness. It’s also a story of God’s wonderful sovereignty.
God was planning to start a new nation of people for Himself and He chose Abraham to lead His people. Through Abraham’s descendants would come the Savior of the world, Jesus.
In this gospel, we have the wonderful story of God’s Perfect Servant, our Lord Jesus Christ. It is the story of the One who laid aside the outward display of His glory in heaven and assumed the role of a Servant on earth. It is the matchless story of One who “did not come to be served but to serve and to give his life as a ransom for many (Mark 10:45).