Saturday, December 22
What a Man
Matthew 1:18 Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit...
As I was reading the Christmas story in Matthew today, I decided to focus on Joseph and try and put myself in his shoes. It was a good exercise. I came away encouraged by Joseph's example. Although he found himself in what he had to consider a not good situation (both initially when Mary told him she was pregnant and then later when Herod was seeking to kill Jesus), Joseph listened and was obedient to God. Joseph's response in and through his difficult circumstances lets me know that I can do the same. Thank you, Joseph!
What did you notice about Joseph today? Did his example encourage you? How? Tami W.
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