Joseph’s life holds great significance for believers today. He persevered and remained faithful through years of hardship and difficulty and was ultimately used by God to accomplish a great purpose. This volume focuses on the literary context and cultural background of Joseph’s life, offering a biblical theology of events while exploring how they have been portrayed in ancient documents throughout history. With its practical emphasis and reflection questions, Joseph: Understanding God’s Purpose combines the depth you expect from a biblical commentary with application and teaching insights.
The Studies in Faithful Living series examines the lives of biblical characters who responded to God’s call. Combining narrative analysis with infographics, maps, and questions for reflection, each volume explores the events of these characters’ lives with a focus on application and Bible study tips.
Joseph’s life parallels the life of Jesus in many ways. Both men were loved by their fathers but despised by their brothers. Both received promises of future greatness, were betrayed for silver, and experienced exile in Egypt.5 people highlighted this