Joseph, a picture of Christ

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Seven steps of Joseph's Condescension
1. Stripped of his coat (Gen 37:23)
2. Cast into the pit (Gen 37:24)
3. Sold to Ishmeelites (Gen 37:27)
4. Brought into Egypt (Gen 37:28)
5. Sold to Potiphar (Gen 37:36)
6. Cast into prison (Gen 39:20)
7. Bound with fetters (Ps 105:18)

Seven steps of the Lord's Condescension (Phil 2:7-8)
1. Made Himself of no reputation
2. Took upon Him the form of a servant
3. Made in the likeness of men
4. Being found in fashion as a man
5. He humbled Himself
6. Became obedient unto death
7. Even the death of the cross

Seven marks of the Lord's Humility (John 13:4-5)
1. He riseth from supper
2. Laid aside His garments
3. Took a towel
4. Girded Himself
5. He poureth water into a bason
6. Began to wash the disciples' feet
7. And to wipe them with the towel wherewith He was girded.

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