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Publisher's Summary

No family today is more dysfunctional than Joseph's. No one faced greater temptation than Potiphar's wife offered Joseph. No faith is challenged more severely than was Joseph's on death row. Yet Joseph stood firm, exemplifying what is possible when ordinary people maintain their connections with God. Like an epic novel filled with intrigue, tension, and torrential emotions, Joseph's triumphant story touches us all. This third volume in Charles Swindoll's "Great Lives" series presents a fresh look at one of the most intriguing characters in the Old Testament and focuses on the virtue of forgiveness in the face of deceit and betrayal.
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  • Paul
  • La Quinta, CA, United States
  • 06-04-12

Excellent insight to a biblical icon.

Where does Great Lives rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Within the top 10

What other book might you compare Great Lives to and why?

Many other classic where moral or biblical principals are practiced. It shows the consequences of right and wrong choices.

What about Michael Kramer’s performance did you like?

I enjoyed his voice as a reader.

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Life Lessons

My journey of living life took me to this story of naive, fear, disappointment and then the best of all - God is not taken by surprise. Let go and let God. FANTASTIC 'DRIVING'!

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Inspiring!<br />

Man of Integrity and forgiveness. Full of God's grace and glory. Title and ending

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great story

the story of Joseph is incredible would have been nicer if the author would have used more creative interpretations of scripture instead of just reading it verbatim making it seem very repetitive

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great book

I will be listening to this book more than once.

Well worth owning. Good job

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Practical Application for Anyone

Amazing, God inspired work. This is one to reference time and time again. Dr. Swindoll is gifted in communication and creating profound connections between the stories of Biblical saints to any Christians everyday life.

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Changed the way I see life

This book is an incredible journey through one of the best stories of the Bible.

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  • Mack
  • 08-19-18

Learnt a lot from this book,

A really excellent read, l learnt so much, I'm now looking forward to reading some more of his books

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  • David Brock
  • 02-05-18

What an inspiration!

This book on the life of Joseph and the life it details are both truly excellent. It is both a delight to listen to and an inspiration to live out in my own life. It also proves that God is not only in our good times but very much a part of our dark and difficult times, "strengthening, completing, perfecting and settling us - making us what we ought to be. Equipping us for every good purpose, while He, Himself works that within us that is pleasing in His sight". A settled persuasion about this will enable us to allow Him to get the job done. I said the book is excellent, an often inappropriately used adjective that is wholly appropriate here. This is truly a five star work on all levels of measurement.