In Potiphar's House


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Joseph is sold to Potiphar, captain of the guard of Pharaoh of Egypt. Joseph served Potiphar to the best of his ability and is made overseer of the estate of Potiphar. Tempted by Potiphar's wife, Joseph is sent to prison for attempted rape.


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In Potiphar’s House Faith Joseph’s Story

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In Potiphar’s House

What Joseph Learned:

What Joseph Learned

Joseph :

Joseph Used every situation to learn Didn’t wait for a better situation to be used by God He believed God would bless him right where he was

God Promises:

God Promises Genesis 12:1-3 The Lord had said to Abram, “Go from your country, your people and your father’s household to the land I will show you. “I will make you into a great nation and I will bless you; I will make your name great, and you will be a blessing. I will bless those who bless you, and whoever curses you I will curse; and all peoples on earth will be blessed through you.”

God Blessed Joseph Genesis 39:2-5 :

God Blessed Joseph Genesis 39:2-5 “The LORD was with Joseph so that he prospered , and he lived in the house of his Egyptian master. 3  When his master saw that the LORD was with him and that the LORD gave him success in everything he did, 4  Joseph found favor in his eyes and became his attendant. Potiphar put him in charge of his household, and he entrusted to his care everything he owned. 5  From the time he put him in charge of his household and of all that he owned, the LORD blessed the household of the Egyptian because of Joseph. The blessing of the LORD was on everything Potiphar had, both in the house and in the field.”

Contentment in Trouble:

Contentment in Trouble

Proverbs 15:15 :

Proverbs 15:15 All the days of the oppressed are wretched, but the cheerful heart has a continual feast.

Psalm 37:7 :

Psalm 37:7 Be still before the LORD and wait patiently for him; do not fret when people succeed in their ways, when they carry out their wicked schemes.

Contentment :

Contentment God’s will is that we trust Him to bless us and make us successful (as He measures success) wherever we are

1 Thessalonians 5:17-18 :

1 Thessalonians 5:17-18 Pray continually,   give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.

Bloom Where You are Planted:

Bloom Where You are Planted

In Potiphar’s House:

In Potiphar’s House Officer of Pharaoh Captain of the Guard Chief of Police/Secret Service Pharaoh’s Personal Security Force Highly Trusted Official Joseph spent 11 years in Potiphar’s House

Resisting Temptation:

Resisting Temptation

The Nature of Temptation:

The Nature of Temptation

The Nature of Temptation:

The Nature of Temptation

1 Corinthians 10:13:

1 Corinthians 10:13   No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it.

2 Timothy 2:22:

2 Timothy 2:22   Flee the evil desires of youth and pursue righteousness, faith, love and peace, along with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart .

Path from Temptation to Sin:

Path from Temptation to Sin

Responding Wisely:

Responding Wisely

Potiphar’s Wife:

Potiphar’s Wife Spoke to him daily Cast longing eyes on Joseph Made a deliberate plan to entrap him Caught him by the garment Falsely accused Joseph of rape

Joseph’s Actions:

Joseph’s Actions Let his faith be known Kept busy Was careful never to be alone with his temptation Called the act for what it was: sin Knew this sin was a sin against God He just said “NO”


Punishment Fine Bodily mutilation Death penalty

Genesis 39:20:

Genesis 39:20 Joseph’s master took him and put him in prison, the place where the king’s prisoners were confined.

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