Aim to learn about faith from the story of Joseph

* to learn about faith from the story of Joseph

• Video “Joseph & His Brothers” (Hanna-Barbera’s “The Greatest Adventure: Stories From
the Bible”.)
• Bible story about Joseph
• Pictures of the story for display
• Worksheet

Lesson Outline
1. Watch video/read story
2. Discussion about faith
3. Activities – worksheet
4. Conclusion
5. End with a Prayer

* 30 minute video telling the story of Joseph’s faith in God and how he was protected and guided through many dangerous and difficult events. 
* Alternatively, read a short version of the story with the key events

2) Discussion about Faith
Faith in God means to believe in and trust God. We cannot see God, but He is always with us. 

1. What special things could Joseph do?
He received dreams about the future
He could interpret people’s dreams

2. What bad things happened to Joseph?
He was thrown in a pit by his brothers and sold as a slave.
He was put in prison. 

3. What attitude did Joseph have?
Instead of getting angry with God for what happened, he trusted in God prayed for help

4. How did God help him?
He was made head of Potiphar’s household
Pharaoh made him governor of Egypt

5. How can we learn to have faith in God?
Pray every day.
Always be thankful to God
Go to Sunday school every week
Learn about faithful people in the Bible
Learn about True Parents
Trust our parents and do what they tell us

3) Activities
Worksheet – Colour the picture of Joseph’s coat and answer the questions

4) Conclusion
Ask each child what they could learn from today’s lesson. Refer to the lesson aims:
* to learn about faith from the story of Joseph

5) End with a Prayer

fifth gradeManish Saluja