Genesis 41:47-57

Genesis(24) (Part of the Joseph–Finding God's Plan in the Midst of Dysfunction and Disaster(8) series)
by Glen Osborn(137) on June 2, 2024 (Worship Service(149))

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Small Group Questions​​  ​​ ​​​​ ​​ June 2, 2024

Remembering to Give God the Glory  ​​​​ Gen.​​ 41:47-57


  • Read​​ Genesis​​ 40:8 and​​ 41:16.​​ What did Joseph say each time he was asked to interpret dreams? ​​ Why is this important?

  • Read Genesis 41:47-57. ​​ How did things go during the next seven years? ​​ What did Joseph do? ​​ Did Joseph know for sure that there would truly be a famine? ​​ 

  • How does the names that Joseph gives to his sons give God glory?

  • How do you think Joseph’s wife and her family feel about the names Joseph picked for his sons?

  • What are the troubles that God caused Joseph to forget? ​​ Why was it important for him to forget​​ everyone in his family?

  • How is Egypt the land of grief for Joseph? ​​ How did God make him fruitful? ​​ 

  • How did giving glory to God make a difference in how Joseph responded to his circumstances? ​​ Read 1 Corinthians 10:31. What are we to do?

  • How did Joseph glorify God in what he did? ​​ Read 2 Corinthians​​ 9:11. ​​ What are we to do that brings glory to God?

  • Read John 15:4. ​​ How are we able to live a fruitful life that glorifies God?

  • Prayer

    • Pray that you may give glory to God in everything.​​ 

    • Ask God to help you forget the things that hold you back and to​​ abide in Him that you may be fruitful for His glory.

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