Lesson Plan on Forgiveness

Reference: Genesis 45, 50

Resource: (includes audio) - http://www.family.org/fmedia/broadcast/a0025147.cfm

Resource - Joseph Bayly - The Last Thing we Talk About (formerly The View from a Hearse)

Explain: Story of Joseph, his Coat of Many Colors, and his forgiveness

Ask: “Was it hard for Joseph to forgive?”

Ask: “Did he tell their father? Why or why not?”
Student reads Genesis 50:19-end

Discussion: Forgiveness in your life? In the life of people in the news?

Handout on Forgiveness