15. Wanted_Benjamin !
16. 'Thoughts of Peace, Not of Evil'
17. Merry Together
18. The Silver Cup
19. “Let the Lad Go”
20. True Forgiveness
21. It is Joseph!
23. The Journey
24. Settling in the Land
25. A Triumphant Finale
27. The Glorious End
JOSEPH, A TYPE OF THE LORD JESUS
Jesus is the Beloved Son of the Heavenly Father and Joseph, the beloved son of his father, Jacob.
Jesus was hated and rejected by His own, and Joseph, by his brethren.
Before Jesus was crucified, He was stripped of His robe. Before Joseph was cast into the pit, hismulticoloured coat was removed.
Jesus was sold for thirty pieces of silver and Joseph, for twenty.
Although Pilate had the authority to release Jesus, he handed Him over to the will of the Jews.Although Reuben, being the firstborn, had the power to deliver Joseph from his brethren, he complied with them to some extent.
Jesus was falsely accused, and crucified. God raised Him and set Him at His own right hand. Josephwas falsely accused and cast into prison. He was finally exalted to be Pharaoh’s right hand man.
Of the two malefactors who were crucified with Jesus, one was saved and taken to Paradise. The other was damned eternally. Of the two prisoners who were with Joseph in prison, one was set free and restored to his post. The other was put to death.
Jesus began His ministry in this world when He was thirty years old. Joseph began his service inEgypt when he was thirty years old.
We, the Gentiles, are chosen to be the Bride of Jesus. A Gentile woman, Asenath, was chosen to beJoseph's wife.
Some people are discouraged about their background. “My upbringing was not good; my father was not a good example to me; my mother, my brothers and my sisters were not spiritual people these things are responsible for my spiritual set-back,” they complain. Let us take a look at Joseph’sfamily background. His father Jacob was Mr.Deceiver. He deceived his brother, then his father andlater his father-in-law. His mother Rachel, Mrs.Deceiver, stole her father’s idols, and cleverly coveredit up and deceived him. Being an idol-worshipper, she died on the way to Bethlehem. Joseph’s sister fell in immorality. Two of his brothers were cold-blooded murderersthey mercilessly butchered allthe men of the city of Shechem. His eldest brother committed sin with his stepmother. So Joseph’s