Sunday Dec 14, 2014 -Matthew 1:19 – Because Joseph her husband was faithful to the law, and yet did not want to expose her to public disgrace, he had in mind to divorce her quietly.He is a man with a plan, He is emotionally involved with the problem, He is righteous, and He balances the law with grace.

(No Audio) – Dwayne Terry

 

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Matthew 1:19 – Because Joseph her husband was faithful to the law, and yet did not want to expose her to public disgrace, he had in mind to divorce her quietly.

  •   Heisamanwithaplan.
  •   He is emotionally involved with the problem.
  •   He is righteous.
  •   He balances the law with grace.

 Obedience.

Revealed On Difficult Journeys

Matthew 1:22-24 – All this took place to fulfill what the Lord had said through the prophet: 23 “The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel” (which means “God with us”). 24 When Joseph woke up, he did what the angel of the Lord had commanded him and took Mary home as his wife.

Matthew 2:13-14 – When they had gone, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream. “Get up,” he said, “take the child and his mother and escape to Egypt. Stay there until I tell you, for Herod is going to search for the child to kill him.” 14 So he got up, took the child and his mother during the night and left for Egypt,

Matthew 2:19-21 – After Herod died, an angel of the Lord appeared in a dream to Joseph in Egypt 20 and said, “Get up, take the child and his mother and go to the land of Israel, for those who were trying to take the child’s life are dead.” 21 So he got up, took the child and his mother and went to the land of Israel.

Matthew 2:22-23 – …Having been warned in a dream, he withdrew to the district of Galilee, 23 and he went and lived in a town called Nazareth. So was fulfilled what was said through the prophets, that he would be called a Nazarene.

 Risk-taking.  Integrity.

Matthew 1:25 – But he did not consummate their marriage until she gave birth to a son. And he gave him the name Jesus.