WHAT AN EYE OPENER!

Joseph and Daniel had the following similarities


• Joseph got to Egypt at the age of 17 (Genesis 37: 2), Daniel got to Babylon at the age of 17
• Joseph was brought before Pharaoh (Genesis 41: 14) Daniel was brought before Nebuchadnezzar (Daniel 2: 25)
• The Chief Butler recommended Joseph (Gen. 41: 9-14), Arioch recommended Daniel (Daniel 2: 25)
• Joseph interpreted the dream of the King of Egypt (Gen. 41: 25-37) , Daniel interpreted the dream of the King of Babylon (Daniel 2: 30-45)
• Joseph’s brothers envied him (Gen. 37: 8, 11), presidents envied Daniel (Daniel 6: 4-5)
• Pharaoh promoted Joseph (Genesis 41: 41-44) Nebuchadnezzar promoted Daniel (Daniel 2: 46-48).
• Joseph spoke against his brothers evil acts (Genesis 37: 2), Daniel spoke against eating food sacrificed to idols (Daniel 1: 8)
• Joseph was cast into prison (Gen. 39: 20-21) Daniel was cast into the den of lions (Daniel 6: 16-17)
• Joseph passed the test of his convictions with Portiphar’s wife (Gen. 39: 12-13), Daniel passed the test of his conviction with those idolatrous princes (Daniel 6: 20-23)
• Joseph rescued Israelites from famine (Genesis 50: 20-21); Daniel rescued Israelites from Babylonian bondage (Daniel 9: 20-25)

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