Eighth Day of Advent 2013
But after he had considered this, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, “Joseph son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary home as your wife, because what is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit. She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus,because he will save his people from their sins.” (Matthew 1:20-21 NIV)
Imagine how ill prepared Joseph must have felt when he realized and accepted that he was going to become a father…not just a father, but the earthly father of the Son of God. Do you think he wished he’d spent more time reading the Scriptures? Maybe, he regretted not spending closer attention when he visited the synagogue. Perhaps while he cleaned up his carpenter’s shop, he cleaned up his language as well.
Becoming a parent is an awesome responsibility, and no one enters the realm of parenthood fully prepared. Read More and View Joseph’s Song
Enjoy the sounds of Christmas as you prepare for Jesus’ second coming.
See you in a twinkling,