Joseph was all alone in
Egypt, but God took care of him. There was a special reason
God had allowed Joseph to be taken to Egypt.
One night, the king of
the Egyptiansthe Pharaohhad a dream. In the dream
he saw seven fat, healthy cows. Then he saw seven sick, starving
Then the Pharaoh had a
second dream. He saw seven healthy heads of grain growing
on a single stalk. Then he saw seven thin, dry heads of grain.
In the morning, the Pharaoh
could not forget about the strange dreams. He called all his
magicians and the wise men of Egypt, but no one could interpret
One man said, "I
know someone who can help interpret your dream. His name is
When Joseph came before
the king, the Pharaoh asked, "Can you interpret my dream?"
said Joseph, "but God will give you the answer."
After Pharaoh described
the dream, Joseph said, "God is telling you that for
seven years Egypt will have much food. But after those seven
years are over, there will be seven years of famine, and there
will be no food. This means you must start saving as much
food as possible so we will have enough to make it through
The Pharaoh saw that Joseph
was wise, and he made Joseph a ruler over all Egypt!
Can you find your way
through the field of grain and get to the grain-filled pots
at the end?