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Summary: To show that Joseph is blessed beyond Abraham and Isaac and he is above his brothers as their leader, just as JESUS is infinitely above us and we are lead into blessings after blessings because of JESUS within us.

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I. EXORDIUM:

Are you blessed?

Yes. Because the Seed of Abraham dwells within me.

Psalms 105:6 (New King James Version)

O seed of Abraham His servant, You children of Jacob, His chosen ones!

II. AUDIENCE PROFILE:

Believers

III. OBJECTIVES:

To show that Joseph is blessed beyond Abraham and Isaac and he is above his brothers as their leader, just as JESUS is infinitely above us and we are lead into blessings after blessings because of JESUS within us.

IV. TEXT:

Genesis 49:26 (Amplified Bible)

The blessings of your father [on you] are greater than the blessings of my forefathers [Abraham and Isaac on me] and are as lasting as the bounties of the eternal hills; they shall be on the head of Joseph, and on the crown of the head of him who was the consecrated one and the one separated from his brethren and [the one who] is prince among them.

V. THESIS:

Praise, worship, glorify, adore, bless, honor, acknowledge and thank You very much LORD JESUS for I am blessed because I am made Your servant, You dwell within me, the target and mission of all blessings, and You have chosen me to bestow to me all the blessings of the descendants of Abraham.

Isaiah 41:8-9 (Amplified Bible)

But you, Israel, My servant, Jacob, whom I have chosen, the offspring of Abraham My friend,

You whom I [the Lord] have taken from the ends of the earth and have called from the corners of it, and said to you, You are My servant—I have chosen you and not cast you off [even though you are exiled].

VI. TITLE:

Joseph is in charge of his brothers

VII. EXPLICATION:

A. Author: Moses

B. Date written: 1450 - 1410 B.C.

C. Purpose: Book of Origins

D. To whom written: People of Israel

E. Main theme: Man's sin and initial steps for his redemption initiated by GOD.

F. Keyword: Beginning

G. Key verse: First Messianic Promise -

Genesis 3:15 (Amplified Bible)

And I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and her Offspring; He will bruise and tread your head underfoot, and you will lie in wait and bruise His heel.

VIII. MAIN BODY:

Genesis 49:26 (Amplified Bible)

The blessings of your father [on you] are greater than the blessings of my forefathers [Abraham and Isaac on me] and are as lasting as the bounties of the eternal hills; they shall be on the head of Joseph, and on the crown of the head of him who was the consecrated one and the one separated from his brethren and [the one who] is prince among them.

Genesis 49:26 (King James Version)

The blessings of thy father have prevailed above the blessings of my progenitors unto the utmost bound of the everlasting hills: they shall be on the head of Joseph, and on the crown of the head of him that was separate from his brethren.

A. Joseph is blessed more than Abraham and Isaac

"The blessings of thy father have prevailed above the blessings of my progenitors unto the utmost bound of the everlasting hills:"

Ephesians 1:3 (Amplified Bible)

May blessing (praise, laudation, and eulogy) be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah) Who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual (given by the Holy Spirit) blessing in the heavenly realm!


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