Sunday School Lesson 126 Joseph Interprets Dreams

Lesson: 126

Lesson Name: The Dream Interpreter
Theme: Two Ways

Reading: Genesis 40:1-23

Memory Verse: Daniel 2:28
Memory Verse Text: There is a God that revealeth secrets.

Talking Points:

Point 1: Two others were imprisoned justly with Joseph because of what they had done; they deserved it.  Joseph, like the Lord Jesus, "was numbered with the transgressors" (Isaiah 53:12).
Point 2: In spite of his own troubles, Joseph noticed the other prisoners' sad faces (Gen. 40:7).  With God's help, he was able to reveal the meaning of their dreams.
Point 3: One prisoner was to be freed and the other was to be hung, similar to the thieves on the crosses; one was saved and one was forever lost.  Which one was freed? The prisoner with the cup, which was a reminder of shed blood.  Which one died?  The prisoner with the baked goods, which was a reminder of man's best efforts.
Point 4: Joseph asked only to be remembered, but he was forgotten.

Notes: This was the first hanging in the Bible, Judas was the last!

Activities:

Sunday School Lesson Activity 123 Joseph Mini Story BookSunday School Lesson Activity 123 Joseph Mini Story Book

 
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Mini coloring book and full-page pictures of the life of Joseph in the book of Genesis.  21 pictures.  Use the small picture books as a take-home activity for students.  Use the larger pictures for telling the story or for hanging on the bulletin board.

 

Sunday School Lesson Activity 123 Joseph's DreamsSunday School Lesson Activity 123 Joseph's Dreams

 
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This is a printable activity for a Sunday school class.  Print two sheets on paper or card stock, cut out the circular wheels and the viewing window, attach the two pieces together in the center and see Joseph's dreams float past him as you turn the back wheel.  Review the dreams in Joseph's life or have the students tell you the Joseph story based on the important dreams he had as well as the dreams of others.
 

Sunday School Lesson Activity 123 Puzzle of JosephSunday School Lesson Activity 123 Puzzle of Joseph

 
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Review puzzle for the story of Joseph and his betrayal by his brothers.  Students must assembly a group of puzzle pieces with clues written on their sides.  Use the questions and answers included in this puzzle or create your own.