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Joseph - A Type of Jesus Christ (Part 4)

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36. Joseph was the wisest man in the kingdom (Gen 41:39).
A. Jesus is the wisdom of God (1Co 1:24) and is the wisest man to ever live (Mat 12:42 c/w 1Ki 4:29-31).
37. Joseph was made ruler over the king's house and kingdom (Gen 41:40-41, 43).
A. Jesus was made ruler over God's house (Eph 5:23) and His universe (1Ti 6:15-16).
38. Joseph was second only to the king who had appointed him (Gen 41:40).
A. Jesus is second only to God the Father (1Co 15:27-28).
39. Joseph was arrayed in fine apparel after his exaltation (Gen 41:42).
A. Jesus was arrayed in fine apparel after His exaltation (Rev 1:13).
40. Joseph was given absolute authority over the kingdom (Gen 41:43-44).
A. Jesus was given all power in the universe (Mat 28:18).
41. Joseph was given a wife by the king (Gen 41:45).
A. Jesus was given a wife by God (Eph 5:25-32; Rev 21:9-10).
42. Joseph was 30 years old when he began to rule (Gen 41:46).
A. Jesus was 30 years old when He was anointed as the Messiah (Luk 3:21-23).
43. Joseph provided bread for his people (Gen 41:47-49, 53-57).
A. Jesus fed His followers with natural bread when they were hungry (Joh 6:5-11).
B. Jesus also provided the bread of life for His people for eternal sustenance (Joh 6:32-35, 48-51).
44. Joseph was given children after enduring suffering (Gen 41:50-52).
A. Jesus was given children after He suffered for them (Heb 2:13; Joh 6:39).
45. Joseph's brethren worshiped him after rejecting him (Gen 42:6).
A. Jesus' natural brothers worshiped Him after rejecting Him (Mat 13:55 c/w Joh 7:3-5; Jam 1:1; Jud 1:1).
B. Jesus' brethren, the Jews, worshiped Him after rejecting Him (Act 2:36-42).
46. Joseph knew his brethren after his exaltation, but they didn't recognize him (Gen 42:7-8).
A. Jesus' disciples didn't recognize Him after His resurrection (Luk 24:15-16; 36-43).
47. Joseph pretended to not know his brethren or their history when he met them (Gen 42:9-16).
A. Jesus pretended to not know some of His disciples, nor the events they spoke of when He met them (Luk 24:17-20).
48. Joseph spoke roughly to his brethren after his exaltation (Gen 42:30).
A. Jesus upbraided His disciples after His resurrection (Mar 16:14).
49. Joseph dined with his brethren after his exaltation (Gen 43:16, 31-34).
A. Jesus ate with His disciples after His resurrection (Joh 21:12-13).
50. Joseph's brethren were afraid when they saw him (Gen 43:17-18).
A. Jesus' disciples were afraid when they saw Him (Luk 24:36-37).
51. Joseph greeted his brethren with "Peace be to you" (Gen 43:23).
A. Jesus greeted His disciples with "Peace be unto you" (Joh 20:19).
52. Joseph's brethren worshiped him (Gen 43:26-28).
A. Jesus' disciples worshiped Him (Mat 28:9).