For Young Readers
Joseph Trusted God

“Joseph Trusted God,” Old Testament Stories for Young Readers, 2018

“Joseph Trusted God”

Old Testament Stories for Young Readers

Joseph Trusted God

From Genesis 37–41

Joseph and his father

Joseph had 11 brothers. His father gave him a beautiful, colorful coat. God told Joseph that he would lead his brothers.

Joseph’s brothers selling him

Joseph’s older brothers were angry. They didn’t want Joseph to be their leader! They sold him to people going to Egypt, and he became a slave.

Joseph in prison

Joseph worked hard. He made good choices, even when people lied about him and put him in prison.

Joseph and pharaoh

Even during the hard times, Joseph trusted God. And God was with Joseph. Joseph became a leader in Egypt! When he got older, he helped lead his family, just like God said he would.

children holding an umbrella

I can trust God like Joseph did. I can choose the right. God will be with me no matter what.

Coloring Page

Jesus Says, “Come Follow Me.”

children following Jesus

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Illustration by Apryl Stott