Joseph had more than his fair share of difficulties. Even though he was the second youngest son, he was his father's favourite. His brothers were so jealous they were going to kill him. They ended up selling him as a slave instead. He ended up in Egypt working for Potiphar. He was so impressed with Joseph that he put him in charge of his whole household. Potiphar's wife tried to seduce Joseph (he was a good looking dude) but when he rejected her advances, she accused him of attacking her. Joseph was thrown into prison. The prison warden was so impressed with him that he put him in charge of the prisoners.
While he was in prison he interpreted the dreams of two of Pharoah's servants. When Pharaoh had some weird and wacky dreams and no-one could interpret them, his servant remembered that Joseph could interpret dreams. Joseph told Pharaoh that the dreams meant that there was going to be seven years of plenty followed by seven years of drought. He was released from prison and Pharaoh put him in charge of all of Egypt. During the drought Joseph's brothers went to Egypt to buy food. Long story short, he forgave his brothers and all of Joseph's family moved to Egypt.
There are so many life lessons in the life of Joseph. Here are three:
Short and sweet inspirations for Christian teen girls.