She Will Bear a Son, and You Are to Name Him Jesus
Summary: St. Matthew introduces Joseph to us as a man who is righteous, compassionate and faithful. His openness to God’s will, and the surprising journey that came from it, inspire us still today.
Some discussion Questions:
- When have I felt called by God to take a new and unexpected turn in my faithfulness?
- How do the words from Isaiah 7:10-16 shed light on the kind of Messiah Jesus has shown himself to be?
- In what ways is the birth of Jesus in Bethlehem God’s answer to Israel’s prayers for restoration in Psalm80:1-7, 17-19?
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