Joseph Is Alive!

Genesis 45:16-28 In this week's passage Joseph's brothers are sent back to Canaan to tell their father Jacob the news about Joseph and to bring their families back to Egypt. This story provides us with striking parallels to the Gospel itself. Why is Pharaoh so pleased to hear of Joseph's brothers? What is Pharaoh's invitation to them? What is significant about the wagons of Egypt? How is Joseph's presentation of the garments typical of Christ? What words of admonition does Joseph give his brothers? Why is Jacob's reaction to the news about Joseph what it is? What does it take to revive Jacob and convince him that his son Joseph is still alive and is ruler over all Egypt? (52 min.)