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Series: “Joseph: Dreamer/Redeemer”
Perhaps more than any of the patriarchs in the Bible, Joseph presents us with a clear preview of the Redeemer, Yeshua Ha Mashiach. From his humble beginnings to his ascendancy as a leader of the known world, Joseph pictures the One to come. Born to humble parents, Yeshua’s suffering and ultimate sacrifice as the Lamb of God will lead to His return as the Lion of Judah. In this nine-part series, we lay bare the “Egyptian” (foreign) identity and centuries-long gentile view of Jesus and reveal Him as the Jewish Messiah and Savior of the world.
Episode: “Innocence and Accusation”
Joseph becomes a slave of the captain of Pharaoh’s guard. After a time of prosperity, false accusations condemn innocent Joseph. Yeshua lived a life without sin but suffered for the sins of the world. Eitan Shishkoff talks about the prophetic promise seen in the life of Joseph.

Caption transcript for Joseph: Dreamer/Redeemer — “Innocence and Accusation” (3/9)

  • 00:31 From the pit to the palace,
  • 00:34 from certain death to abundant life,
  • 00:37 Joseph the patriarch
  • 00:40 who pictures Messiah.
  • 00:53 Shalom and welcome to our program, I'm Myles Weiss
  • 00:55 and I'm Katharine Weiss.
  • 00:57 And we want to welcome you to
  • 00:58 Joseph - Dreamer / Redeemer
  • 01:00 You know Joseph is one of the most perfect pictures of the life of Yeshua .
  • 01:04 It's really true.
  • 01:05 We've seen in the series so far that both Joseph and Jesus
  • 01:09 were beloved of their father,
  • 01:10 they're both shepherds,
  • 01:12 they both were sent to their brothers,
  • 01:14 they were rejected by their brothers.
  • 01:16 And now we're about to see Joseph become a key player
  • 01:19 in the redemption of the Jewish people and also the known world at that time.
  • 01:23 A Hebrew was sent by his father to be the bread of life.
  • 01:28 It says in Psalm 105:17...
  • 01:35 ...that he would be able to preserve them.
  • 01:37 Sometimes it comes into our life; a dream or a word
  • 01:41 and it feels like it's this most amazing thing is going to happen
  • 01:44 but before that there's the trying of the person.
  • 01:48 And that's what happened to Joseph.
  • 01:50 The Word of the LORD tried him until it was the appointed time.
  • 01:54 And we see this parallel also in the Hebrew language.
  • 01:58 It says (Speaking Hebrew)
  • 02:02 Which means "I delight to do your will O God".
  • 02:05 And Joseph, while going through these trials, is going to wind up doing the will of God
  • 02:09 Just as David's greater Son, Yeshua will do the will of God
  • 02:13 as well to redeem the whole world.
  • 02:15 So let's pick up our story right now as Joseph goes to Egypt.
  • 02:24 The caravan of traders was bound for Egypt with Joseph in tow.
  • 02:29 His jealous brothers had reasoned it was a good way
  • 02:33 to make some money and rid the family of this crazed dreamer.
  • 02:37 It would be a long journey from the green pastures of the Patriarchs
  • 02:42 to the foreign sands of the Pharaoh.
  • 02:49 Once in Egypt Joseph would once again be sold
  • 02:53 Now to be a slave of Potiphar, the Captain of Pharaoh's guard.
  • 03:00 The story of Joseph is such a story of the struggle between good and evil.
  • 03:05 And it's such a picture of Yeshua as a young man, as the suffering servant.
  • 03:11 And then it would become the story of the coming king, the ruling king.
  • 03:16 You know there is a conspiracy that we've been seeing here.
  • 03:18 The brothers have conspired against Joseph.
  • 03:21 They've thrown him in a pit.
  • 03:22 And it really parallels the conspiracy in Matthew 12:14
  • 03:27 where the Pharisees came to Yeshua and tried to trick him.
  • 03:31 But you know, there's even an earlier one.
  • 03:32 I mean, how did Joseph get down here to Egypt?
  • 03:36 They sold him into slavery.
  • 03:39 He was put in a pit; he was sold to the Ishmaelites who brought him to Egypt.
  • 03:43 And you know what's interesting Katharine,
  • 03:45 that the Bible tells us that when Yeshua was a baby
  • 03:50 his parents had to take him down to Egypt
  • 03:52 in order to avoid the Herodian mandate to kill every baby under 2 years old.
  • 03:59 And so the son comes up out of Egypt, the Son of God.
  • 04:04 And so it is with Joseph the son, is going to come up out of Egypt as a ruler.
  • 04:09 You know Egypt figures so importantly in the history of Israel.
  • 04:13 In fact, the future of the area includes a highway of holiness
  • 04:17 in Isaiah 19 between Egypt, Assyria and Israel.
  • 04:20 And so here we are in Egypt as Joseph was thrown in the pit by his brothers
  • 04:25 and then sold to the Ishmaelites and then sold to the Egyptians.
  • 04:28 These brothers were so full
  • 04:30 of hate towards their brother
  • 04:32 that they almost killed him.
  • 04:35 But thank God they decided to throw him into a pit.
  • 04:37 The twenty shekels is not an accident.
  • 04:40 It says in Leviticus 27
  • 04:43 that there's a special vow
  • 04:45 that is given for twenty shekels
  • 04:48 And you know, they thought that were selling him off.
  • 04:51 But God was ransoming Joseph for a purpose;
  • 04:55 and a purpose that was beyond him.
  • 04:57 It is amazing.
  • 04:59 There is a vow of consecration in Leviticus 27
  • 05:01 that speaks about different ages of people that will be consecrated to the LORD
  • 05:05 and the valuation that there are to be paid to the Temple for their consecration.
  • 05:10 And here we have Joseph who was sold for twenty shekels
  • 05:14 which is the exact amount that someone his age would be valued.
  • 05:18 And so the brothers think they are getting rid of him
  • 05:21 but really if you look at it from God's point of view
  • 05:24 God is saying, okay, you consecrated him to me
  • 05:27 and I'm going to have my way in his life.
  • 05:30 And that is really a lesson for us.
  • 05:33 When people do us wrong and even would throw us in a pit,
  • 05:37 God has a plan to redeem us and to bring us into our destiny
  • 05:41 if we keep trusting him and not turn our back on him.
  • 05:45 There's such a conspiracy here.
  • 05:48 The brethren are just like the Pharisees would be with Jesus.
  • 05:50 Conspiring just like Herod conspiring to kill the babies of Israel.
  • 05:55 And they have to go to Egypt...
  • 05:57 Mary and Joseph have to go to Egypt.
  • 05:58 And now here he is coming up out of Egypt.
  • 06:01 Joseph's words were disbelieved.
  • 06:03 They just didn't believe his words, the dreams that God gave him.
  • 06:05 Just like when Yeshua was speaking and the Pharisees say,
  • 06:09 Well "if" you're the Son of God,
  • 06:10 or "if" this or that.
  • 06:12 And they would dispute what he was saying.
  • 06:13 And it's just such an amazing parallel
  • 06:17 because the brothers did not want to do the dirty work themselves.
  • 06:20 And so they settled on selling him to the Ishmaelites
  • 06:24 just as Yeshua was sold off to the Romans by the Jewish brothers.
  • 06:28 And so we see this secret history with God is building in Joseph's life.
  • 06:34 He's about to be made a servant.
  • 06:37 And we remember that Yeshua is spoken of in that way.
  • 06:40 In fact, Philippians 2 tells us
  • 06:48 who being equal with God thought it not robbery to be equal with God.
  • 06:52 And yet made Himself of no reputation
  • 06:54 and was obedient to death, even the death of the cross.
  • 06:58 And therefore, God has exalted Him with the Name above every Name.
  • 07:02 We have to go through the pit sometimes to get to the palace.
  • 07:07 We're seeing that in Joseph's life
  • 07:09 and we're going to see that paralleling in the life of Yeshua as well.
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  • 08:02 Joseph does well in the house of Potiphar.
  • 08:06 His master sees that God is with this young man from Canaan
  • 08:10 because all that Joseph did worked for the good.
  • 08:14 So Potiphar makes Joseph his personal aide, overseer of all his affairs.
  • 08:20 And from that day forth God blessed the home and all the fields of Potiphar.
  • 08:33 Joseph is brought into Potiphar's house as a servant.
  • 08:37 And everything he puts his hand to prospers.
  • 08:41 And in fact he's known and noted
  • 08:43 as someone who has just done those wonders for the house of Potiphar.
  • 08:47 No matter what he did.
  • 08:48 He says even the field or in the house...whatever.
  • 08:52 And I think of that scripture,
  • 08:54 that God would cause us to be blessed when we're...
  • 08:56 Even in our fields, and our baskets would be overflowing.
  • 08:59 Because he did not turn his heart away from the LORD
  • 09:03 and he turned it towards God and the dream that God had given him
  • 09:06 despite what he was facing,
  • 09:09 despite what he had overcome,
  • 09:11 he kept on going.
  • 09:13 And I think he might have even had to lay everything down
  • 09:15 and just say, God, you know I am in this house
  • 09:17 and whatever I do I want to give you glory.
  • 09:20 So we learn the favor.
  • 09:22 He increased in favor just like Jesus increased in favor.
  • 09:25 And just like us.
  • 09:26 God wants to pattern us the same as Jesus and Joseph.
  • 09:32 No matter what the circumstances
  • 09:34 that we can cause others to prosper and we will prosper there as well.
  • 09:37 It reminds me of the Scripture in Isaiah 52:13
  • 09:40 That speaks about
  • 09:41 the LORD's hand was on Yeshua.
  • 09:43 that even going up to Isaiah 53
  • 09:45 when he will be crushed at the cross.
  • 09:47 There's something about it that pleased the Father and pleases the LORD in that servant hood.
  • 09:52 Right.
  • 09:54 What happens is he's in the suffering but now he's in prosperity.
  • 09:57 He's in Potiphar's house, he's blessed, everything he puts his hands to is blessed.
  • 10:01 And he's a handsome man it says from his face and in his features.
  • 10:06 It says a goodly man.
  • 10:07 In face and features, yes.
  • 10:09 And so Potiphar's wife takes a look at him and says, I want you.
  • 10:13 And that is what happens.
  • 10:15 And that's what happens so many times in our life
  • 10:18 when we are elevated to a place of authority
  • 10:21 that the enemy wants to come in through the "I" gate, or through the "lust" gate.
  • 10:26 And wants to pull down the purpose.
  • 10:28 And thanks be to God that caused Joseph to be able to be steadfast
  • 10:35 and to leave his cloak behind as she tempted.
  • 10:39 Yeah, she's trying to seduce him.
  • 10:41 And in that seduction he acts righteously.
  • 10:44 And reminds me again of Yeshua who was tempted in all things, yet without sin.
  • 10:49 And Joseph acts that way.
  • 10:51 He acts in a righteous manner.
  • 10:52 He flees youthful lusts.
  • 10:54 He's careful not to have anything to do with her.
  • 10:56 And then he is, like Jesus, falsely accused.
  • 10:59 Right, and thrown into the pit again in Potiphar's pit.
  • 11:04 But God has a plan there.
  • 11:06 We start to see the beginning of this "crown making" taking place
  • 11:10 Remember he goes from his family, the Patriarchs, into the pit, then to Potiphar's house.
  • 11:16 And now he is going to go back into prison and there's more to come.
  • 11:19 An interesting thing that also parallels Jesus is that
  • 11:23 Joseph did not defend himself.
  • 11:25 Just as Yeshua stood before Pilot, stood before Herod.
  • 11:29 And like a lamb to the slaughter he did not defend himself, he just let this unfold.
  • 11:33 Can you imagine being able to do that?
  • 11:35 It's hard for me to imagine.
  • 11:37 But he did not defend himself and he allowed it to become what it needed to become.
  • 11:41 And this is amazing to me.
  • 11:43 But the word for "overseer";
  • 11:46 because he became the overseer of everything that Potiphar had,
  • 11:49 all the prosperity that had been brought to Potiphar,
  • 11:52 that word "overseer" is just one Hebrew letter away from " Meshiach ".
  • 11:56 And so there's a connection between the Anointed One
  • 11:59 and the one who's in charge of someone's household.
  • 12:03 And so now we see Joseph is going into prison and our story continues from there.
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  • 13:39 Joseph is about to be tested again by the Word.
  • 13:43 Scripture says in Psalm 105...
  • 13:47 And that's what we're seeing happen.
  • 13:49 And he's going to come up as a righteous man.
  • 13:51 We're going to see righteousness in him that is arising.
  • 13:54 It reminds me of the Shabbat Service where I will pray
  • 13:58 Proverbs 31, "A Virtuous Woman" over you.
  • 14:01 And you'll pray Psalm 1 over me that I would be
  • 14:04 a man who doesn't walk in the counsel of the ungodly.
  • 14:07 Joseph is going to exemplify that.
  • 14:09 And it goes on in that very Psalm and it talks about that that man will prosper.
  • 14:14 And because of his commitment to God,
  • 14:17 whatever God gave him,
  • 14:19 whatever came against him,
  • 14:21 God caused him to prosper.
  • 14:23 It also says Myles, that in Potiphar's house he rose like cream.
  • 14:28 It's not what comes at you
  • 14:30 but it's how we respond to it.
  • 14:32 And you know that word is controversial.
  • 14:34 We want you to understand that we're not speaking about some magical prosperity.
  • 14:38 We're talking about a disciplined Godly way of succeeding
  • 14:42 because of doing things God's way, right?
  • 14:44 Absolutely
  • 14:45 And that's what Joseph exemplifies.
  • 14:47 It reminds me of the...
  • 14:49 One of the things that happens in this passage that's a slight
  • 14:51 departure from the parallels between Joseph and Jesus
  • 14:55 is that when Joseph was tested by Potiphar's wife,
  • 14:58 as we'll see, the garment was left behind.
  • 15:00 But when Jesus was tempted by Satan in Matthew 4:10,
  • 15:04 Satan went away.
  • 15:06 And so we see the difference of scope there
  • 15:08 between the human and the Divine.
  • 15:10 Well let's pick up our story
  • 15:12 as Joseph continues his life in Egypt.
  • 15:22 Despite God's blessings there was trouble brewing in the house of Potiphar.
  • 15:27 Potiphar's wife had taken a peculiar liking to Joseph.
  • 15:31 But so far, he had refused all of her coy invitations.
  • 15:37 Perhaps, she thought to herself, this time it would be different.
  • 15:42 But once again, Joseph refuses to violate Potiphar's trust.
  • 15:47 He would not sin against his God.
  • 15:50 Enraged by yet another rejection
  • 15:53 her screams summoned a nearby guard
  • 15:56 who pursues Joseph and throws him into jail
  • 15:59 where he joins other prisoners from Pharaoh's court.
  • 16:17 Joseph is in prison.
  • 16:20 And even in prison after he was tempted but was without sin
  • 16:24 just as Yeshua was tempted but was without sin,
  • 16:26 I John 3:5 and Hebrews 2:18
  • 16:29 we realize that there's not one word in the Torah spoken against Joseph.
  • 16:35 And that's phenomenal because the Patriarchs, let's face it,
  • 16:37 are family line, our family history is full of " meshugas ", full of "craziness".
  • 16:41 There's difficulty, there's sin, there's ups and downs.
  • 16:45 But Joseph has a pretty good report, doesn't he?
  • 16:47 Well God has a plan and he's going to use Joseph as a type of Jesus.
  • 16:51 And that's what we've been saying.
  • 16:52 And what we want to also convey
  • 16:54 is that the LORD through his grace can give us that same testimony
  • 16:58 through the power of our Messiah.
  • 17:00 Yeah, you know I keep harping on this but the truth is that,
  • 17:02 you think about this,
  • 17:04 I believe Potiphar understood that his wife was trying to entrap Joseph
  • 17:09 because it really parallels what Pilate did.
  • 17:12 Pilate said, I find no fault in this man; and yet he handed him over
  • 17:17 because he just wanted to get rid of the problem, to save face.
  • 17:20 I think Potiphar was in a similar position.
  • 17:23 Well he could have killed him right at that moment.
  • 17:26 But he didn't kill him.
  • 17:28 Because I think there was some loyalty there.
  • 17:30 He just simply put him in a prison.
  • 17:32 And put him in a prison for 2 years.
  • 17:34 And then these 2 men come... the baker and the butler.
  • 17:38 Myles - yeah, the butler and the baker come in.
  • 17:40 And think about this...
  • 17:41 In the pit, in the prison, Joseph even in the prison;
  • 17:45 he wins the respect of the jailer.
  • 17:47 The jailer's testimony is that this is a man
  • 17:52 that I can put in charge of all the other prisoners.
  • 17:55 It's hard to imagine!
  • 17:56 This kind of integrity, this kind of wonder
  • 17:58 that this Joseph is growing in stature and favor with God and man.
  • 18:03 And he wins the respect of the jailer.
  • 18:05 And it reminds me again of the New Testament where the centurion at the cross says,
  • 18:10 truly this was the Son of God.
  • 18:13 There's something about the recognition of spiritual authority,
  • 18:17 the recognition of the anointing that's on Joseph
  • 18:20 and that is on, of course, Yeshua Ha Meshiach .
  • 18:23 So we're seeing these parallels.
  • 18:25 And the butler and the baker are put into prison.
  • 18:28 And the story is going to lead us into a "hope so"
  • 18:31 that they will stand for Joseph,
  • 18:33 that they will bring his testimony before Pharaoh.
  • 18:37 We're going to see how dreams got Joseph into this situation.
  • 18:41 And dreams will get him out.
  • 18:43 That's good.
  • 18:45 Joseph is the dreamer.
  • 18:47 He is the dreamer who dreams big dreams that are beyond his ability.
  • 18:51 And God is going to give him authority over the entire known world at the time.
  • 18:57 And again, a parallel with Yeshua who is the King of kings and the LORD of Lords.
  • 19:03 (Speaking Hebrew)
  • 19:06 He is the "Suffering Servant", "Messiah Ben Joseph"
  • 19:10 who is returning as "Meshiach Ben David".
  • 19:14 And the story of Jesus is those two parts of who he is
  • 19:18 and one identity are both true
  • 19:22 that he has come as a suffering servant to die in our place
  • 19:26 and he's returning as the "Lion of the Tribe of Judah".
  • 19:36 In Canaan he had been despised and rejected by his brothers.
  • 19:42 He had been sold to the Ishmaelites,
  • 19:45 sold again to the Egyptians,
  • 19:50 and now this.
  • 19:52 Would the God of his fathers show mercy?
  • 19:56 Could justice be served within the stone walls of an Egyptian prison?
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  • 21:14 if it's a good one or if it's a bad one He gives us his wisdom.
  • 21:18 And you know I think more and more about the life of Joseph.
  • 21:21 God can give us so many chances to relate to him.
  • 21:23 We might not have been sold into slavery
  • 21:25 or offered up to go on down to Egypt, sent by his brothers.
  • 21:33 But we might have been betrayed by somebody that has been very close to us,
  • 21:38 somebody that we've held dear.
  • 21:40 It's harder to overcome that in a way.
  • 21:44 But we can gain strength that the LORD said that he will
  • 21:47 help us to overcome and to forgive those that have betrayed us.
  • 21:51 And we do see that played out in the life of Joseph over and over again.
  • 21:55 And it's instructional for us.
  • 21:57 Right, I know I've had a close friend in my own life betray me.
  • 22:01 And it's not until you see...
  • 22:05 They might have meant it for evil but God's going to use it for good.
  • 22:08 Because He is working his character in us.
  • 22:11 He's working his love in us.
  • 22:13 And it's that love that flows through us when we can forgive.
  • 22:16 That's really good.
  • 22:18 We are made into Yeshua 's likeness and image every time we forgive.
  • 22:22 So, we're going to hear a great message from Eitan Shishkoff.
  • 22:26 He is a leader in the Messianic movement in Haifa and throughout Israel and the world.
  • 22:32 He is the leader of "Tents of Mercy" ministry
  • 22:34 and has a very widespread touch with the Israelis.
  • 22:38 So let's go to Eitan right now.
  • 22:41 The life of Joseph provides us
  • 22:43 with some fascinating parallels
  • 22:45 with the nation of Israel.
  • 22:47 I'd like to touch on some of those parallels in the time that we have together.
  • 22:52 From the Torah, the Books of Moses,
  • 22:55 all the way through the Prophets
  • 22:57 we see that God's promise is to Israel for blessing and for multiplication.
  • 23:02 We begin to see that all the way back in the Book of Genesis
  • 23:06 where God promises Abraham that he will become the father of many nations
  • 23:12 and that God will make him exceedingly fruitful.
  • 23:16 On in to the Prophetic Books that speak about the destiny
  • 23:19 of Israel as a people in the Land of Israel.
  • 23:23 And that even after exile we will return
  • 23:26 and God will place a blessing upon us; even eternal blessing.
  • 23:31 In the life of Joseph we see this promise early in his life.
  • 23:36 And interestingly we're also going to be talking about
  • 23:39 the fact that that promise is delayed.
  • 23:41 There's an exile, just as in the life of Israel.
  • 23:44 So what I want to really focus on right now is this concept of "prophetic promise"
  • 23:52 which is so clear both in the life of Joseph and in the life of Israel.
  • 23:57 The Scriptures are very strong in the fact that
  • 24:03 there's a parallel between Jesus-Yeshua; and Israel
  • 24:09 in where Hosea says,
  • 24:15 and what God is saying here is
  • 24:17 both for Israel;
  • 24:19 Israel will come out of Egypt as a people,
  • 24:22 and Yeshua who was taken to Egypt by his parents and then brought back.
  • 24:26 This is also true of Joseph.
  • 24:28 Because we see in Genesis 39, it says..
  • 24:34 Of course he was only taken back to the Promised Land in the form of his bones.
  • 24:38 But there's a beautiful repetition and a beautiful rehearsal here
  • 24:42 which really helps us to understand the purposes of God.
  • 24:46 And in fact, that is what I believe the story of Joseph
  • 24:49 will help us to see the history of Israel in miniature in a condensed form.
  • 24:55 And I look forward to bringing the next episodes where we will
  • 25:00 speak as the history of Israel unfolds reflected in the life of Joseph.
  • 25:08 Well brother Eitan did such a wonderful job of creating
  • 25:11 an overview of the making of a man of God,
  • 25:14 how it parallels not only the restoration of the life of Israel
  • 25:17 but also for us individually,
  • 25:19 how we are brought into Yeshua 's likeness and image
  • 25:22 by the things that we suffer, by setbacks that we have.
  • 25:25 I know for us, that I've had many, many years as a counselor
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  • 25:32 of turning their difficulty, turning their suffering
  • 25:35 into something beautiful that God can use.
  • 25:38 That's one of the great joys of our lives.
  • 25:40 Right, and it's the Word of God that helps us through these times
  • 25:42 and it says, again the Word of God tried Joseph.
  • 25:46 And he was in the pit, he's in the prison
  • 25:50 and we know he's going somewhere
  • 25:52 just like you are in your life.
  • 25:53 You might feel like you're in a pit.
  • 25:55 Or you might feel imprisoned.
  • 25:57 Or you might even feel like your feet are shackled.
  • 25:59 But you are going somewhere.
  • 26:00 God has a destiny for you, he has a plan.
  • 26:03 And not only in this life but in the life to come.
  • 26:06 There will be so much amazing joy as we go through those pearly gates.
  • 26:11 I can't wait but I know I have a purpose here and that goes for you too.
  • 26:15 So when we go through the valley
  • 26:18 let us remember that God is with us.
  • 26:21 It's really true.
  • 26:22 Think about this, that Joseph even had someone like Potiphar
  • 26:26 whose legal right it would have been to have him killed
  • 26:29 just as Pilate legally could have had Yeshua killed.
  • 26:33 But both of them had this doubt because of the righteousness that they saw.
  • 26:36 Think about Potiphar, instead of killing Joseph, put him in prison
  • 26:39 which is terrible but not as bad as death.
  • 26:42 And Pilate said, I find no fault in this man.
  • 26:45 Pilate had that same doubt as well.
  • 26:47 There's this understanding that we're looking at something that is touched by God.
  • 26:52 And both those leaders had their doubts about the punishment
  • 26:58 But things played out the way they played out.
  • 27:00 Thank God that Yeshua voluntarily went to the cross
  • 27:03 for your sin and my sin.
  • 27:04 Absolutely.
  • 27:05 Especially for my sin.
  • 27:06 And so we're grateful to the LORD for providing salvation for us.
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Episodes in this series

  1. Jealousy and Rejection
  2. Betrayal and Deception
  3. Innocence and Accusation
  4. Faithfulness from Prison
  5. Prisoner to Prime Minister
  6. Famine and Recognition
  7. Brother for Brother
  8. Longing and Revelation
  9. Substitution and Redemption
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