Joseph and Jesus

November 27, 2016 ()

Bible Text: Genesis 30-45 |

Series:

Northwest Bible Church – Nov. 27, 2016 – Worship Service – Alan Conner

Joseph and Jesus

Genesis 30-45

Intro

A type is a real person, place, object or event that God ordained to act as a predictive pattern or resemblance of Jesus’ person and work.   Not an allegory.  Again the predictive element is usually seen after the fact.  It is prophecy in pictures.  The fulfillment is greater than the type which is a “shadow of the good things to come.”

A. PARALLELS BETWEEN JOSEPH AND CHRIST

1. Joseph’s supernatural birth (Gen. 30:22-24; Mt. 1:23).

2. Joseph, the beloved son (Gen. 37:3; Mt. 3:17)).

3. Joseph was hated by his brothers (Gen. 37:4; Jn. 1:11; 15:18).

4. Joseph was rejected by his own brothers (Gen. 37:19-20).

5. Joseph was sold into slavery for 20 shekels of silver (Gen. 37:28; Mt. 26:15)).

6. Joseph was a righteous man who withstood temptation (Gen. 39:7-20; 2 Cor. 5:21).

7. Joseph was unjustly accused and condemned (Gen. 39:13-20; Mt. 26:57-68; 27:11-25).

8. While in prison, Joseph was with two other prominent prisoners (Gen. 40:6-15; Lk. 23:39-43).

9. Joseph was elevated to be ruler over Egypt (Gen. 41:14-45; Phil. 2:9-11).

10. Joseph’s actions saved his brothers’ lives and many others (Gen. 45:3-15; Jn. 3:16; 6:51).

11. Joseph forgave his brothers acknowledging the sovereign hand of God (Gen. 45:5; Acts 5:31).

12. Joseph provided for his brothers (Gen. 45:10-11; Phil. 4:19).

B. KEY PRINCIPLE.

Conclusion