Did you know that Joseph ended up in prison because of his brothers at age 17? He wasn’t released from prison until he was 30 years old. That is 13 years in quarantine. Joseph made the best of the situation. He still helped people during his isolation and he didn’t turn his back on this brothers.
God is very happy when people help each other, and that’s one good thing that can come out of bad situations. Check out this list of COVID CELEBRATIONS:
-Healthcare professionals are discovering better treatment for COVID19
-Drive-in Movies are making a comeback
-People are not compulsive consumers
-Families are eating dinner together at home
-Drive-by Celebrations for birthdays and graduations are now a thing
-People began new hobbies (gardening, sewing, crocheting, cooking and napping)
-A squirrel mastered a Ninja Warrior course (social media)
-FREE Online concerts, movies and Disney family Singalongs
-Many foster pets have been adopted
-Crayola launched a box of crayons with diverse skin colors
-Arizonans rediscovered many local hiking trails and state parks
Joseph was a man who found himself in a bad situation. His own brothers got jealous of him and sold him into slavery. Joseph went from being a slave, to a prisoner, then to second-of-charge of the country of Egypt. But he wouldn’t have been in Egypt to save the people and become the second-in-charge, if all of those bad things didn’t happen to him in the first place.
Our Sunday School lesson will give your student dozens of way to celebrate Joseph’s coat of many colors. They can recreate the coat through; paint, crayons, candy, construction paper, puzzles, paper bags and finger knitting. Lord, you are the all-powerful God who is always working for our good. You can bring good things out of bad situations. We pray that You will help us to trust You when bad things happen because we know that You are with us on this journey.