I wanted to write about this since God revealed it to me through his American humble, loving and amazing servants. We all know the story of Joseph since our childhood (or perhaps not), but I want to highlight something that will surely touch you, too.
Let me first start with the following verse:
"I am coming soon. Hold on to what you have, so that no one will take away your crown." -Revelation 3:11
Now... let us imagine that there's a clean blackboard before our eyes as we go through Joseph's story. So, everything starts with Joseph's birth. We know that "Jacob loved Joseph more than any of his other children, because Joseph had been born to him in his old age. So one day Jacob had a special gift made for Joseph—a beautiful robe." (Genesis 37:3) That means Joseph was doing pretty well. Thus let us draw a line upwards on our blackboard. We know that his brothers were jealous of him after he was treated favorably by his father and then had dreams, which said that everyone is going to bow down before him. His father asked him '“Will your mother and I and your brothers actually come and bow to the ground before you?” But while his brothers were jealous of Joseph, his father wondered what the dreams meant.' (Genesis 37:10-11) On our blackboard we'll draw the line we have just drawn, a little bit higher, like this: