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Sometimes being jealous can make us do silly things. That’s what happened when Joseph got a special present from his dad.

This is Q2L8 in our Explorers curriculum. Download the family guide here: Download Family Guide (pdf)

Key Points:

  • Joseph was Jacob’s favorite son, so he gave him a robe. Genesis 37:3
  • Joseph’s brothers got jealous because he was so special. Genesis 37:11
  • Joseph’s brother sold him into slavery. Genesis 37:26
  • Sometimes being jealous can make us do silly things. 1 Corinthians 13:4

Memory Verse:

1 Corinthians 13:4 Love is patient and kind. Love is not jealous or boastful or proud…

See Also: Jealousy, Pride, Humility

Talk About It
  1. What’s your favorite part of the video? What’s one thing you learned from it?
  2. Describe a time you were jealous of a sibling or friend. How did it make you feel and what did you do?
  3. Who was the favorite son? What did Jacob give to Joseph?
  4. Why do you think the brothers were so jealous of Joseph? What did their jealousy lead them to do to Joseph?
  5. Read Psalm 37:1-3. What does this passage tell us not to do? Who should we trust in for all of our needs?
  6. How will you apply this lesson to your life this week?

This is part of the Bible Storyline series.

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