Mary Englund Murphy’s Joseph Beyond the Coat of Many Colors


Perhaps more than any other biblical narrative, Joseph’s life is a down-to-earth model for everyday relationships. Joseph was a lonely little boy–ignored by his brothers yet coddled by his parents. Feel his fear in the pit; follow his caravan to Egypt; stand with him on the slave auction block. You will experience his struggle for sexual purity, go with him to the dungeons of Egypt, rejoice in his rise to power, weep as he forgives the hurt and betrayal of his brothers.
This interactive workbook study will detail each aspect of Joseph’s life and show readers how to relate it to their own temptations and struggles with envy, disappointment, betrayal, purity, power, and forgiveness–for to one degree or another, each of us is living a Joseph life.

~ I wish we had had this book when we married, perhaps it would have been a good and godly study for my older children and I as I remarried after 2 years of being a single mom.  I do love this story and I believe this book can be of help to many folks.  I would highly recommend it to churches who offer family study or couples study. It might also be great for College and Career classes that many churches are offering today or A mens or womens class that is geared for Employer / Employee relationships.  Wonderful Story, excellent study guide.

Mary Englund Murphy Joseph

Mary Englund Murphy was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota into a blended, broken, and dysfunctional family. Born with a rare form cancer, she underwent major surgery at only four months. At the age of nine (after her parents divorced and both married new partners), Mary moved to the Florida Keys but spent summers in Minnesota with her father and his new family. During her teen years, her parents both divorced and married yet again.

Mary now lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma with her husband Bill and travels throughout the U.S. sharing her unique story of survival.

I recieved this book from TCBN at for my honest review and I have recieved no additional compensation for doing so.


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