By David Watson

Benchley, November 22, 2017

  • John 19:31-42
  • He used his money for good.
    • Matthew 27:57-60 – Joseph provided for a dignified burial for Jesus.
    • Matthew 19:23
    • There are many examples in the Bible of people using their wealth for good.
    • I John 3:17; Ephesians 4:28
  • He struggled with enormous peer pressure.
    • Mark 15:42-47
    • In general, the Sanhedrin was strongly against Jesus. Joseph was a prominent member of the counsel.
    • John 3:1-2 – Nicodemus was in a similar position.
    • John 19:38 – Joseph was secretly a disciple of Jesus.
    • John 12:42
    • Luke 23:51
    • I Peter 3:16-17; 4:3-5

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