The True Christmas Story

And her husband Joseph, being a just man and unwilling to put her to shame, resolved to divorce her quietly. But as he considered these things, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, “Joseph, son of David, do not fear to take Mary as your wife, for that which is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit. She will bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins.” https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Matt.1.19,Matt.1.20,Matt.1.21&version=ESV

 And he came to her and said, “Greetings, O favored one, the Lord is with you!” to a virgin betrothed to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. And the virgin’s name was Mary. And the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God. And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus. And Mary said to the angel, “How will this be, since I am a virgin?” And the angel answered her, “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; therefore the child to be born will be called holy—the Son of God. And Mary said, “Behold, I am the servant of the Lord; let it be to me according to your word.” And the angel departed from her.https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Luke.1.28,Luke.1.27,Luke.1.30,Luke.1.31,Luke.1.34,Luke.1.35,Luke.1.38&versionESVNote “Mary state How will this be, since I am a virgin?” or The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; therefore the child to be born will be called holy—the Son of God. And Mary said, “Behold, I am the servant of the Lord; let it be to me according to your word
It is worth noting that Mary was the only women who was pregnant without knowing a man and yet she said Behold, I am the servant of the Lord; let it be to me according to your word, an she willingly toface the shame and embarrassment in the Jewish societyshe live. A pregnancy before caused her to be shunned out of her community.  A scandal!  To be pregnant before marriage was grounds for divorce in the Old Testament.
Since it is widely known that Joseph was not Jesus’ father as states in Scripture We were not born of sexual immorality. John.8.41 Some believe that a Roman soldier impregnated rather than as a virgin. Remember the old testament fortold it “Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son,and they shall call his name Immanuel”(which means, God with us).ESVNote And her husband Joseph, being a just man and unwilling to put her to shame, resolved to divorce her quietly. But as he considered these things. An average man would been enrage he will be jealous and angry and do everything he can to get revenge. No payment—no amount of money—will stop him. Note Joseph reaction And Joseph, being a just man and unwilling to put her to shame, resolved to divorce her quietly.But , an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, “Joseph, son David, do not fear to take Mary as your wife, for that which is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit. She will bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins.”
Furthermore, scripture states, 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 a child from the Holy Spirit.  Mary also stated How will this be, since I am a virgin?” And the angel answered her, “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you.
The Same angel appeared Mary spoke Joseph in a dream, saying, “Joseph, son of David, do not fear to take Mary as your wife, for that which is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit. She will bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins.Jesus or Joshua derives from Hebrew roots meaning “the Lord is salvation.” Christ or Messiah is not his last name it means the anointed one.

It worth noting the first chapter Luke and Matthew it spell out Jesus mission My spirit rejoices in God my Savior, “Blessed be the Lord God of Israel,for he has visited and redeemed his people and has raised up a horn of salvation for usin the house of his servant David, to give knowledge of salvation to his peoplein the forgiveness of their sins,https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Luke.1.47,Luke.1.68,Luke.1.69,Luke.1.77&version=ESVIn Matthew and Luke, in the first chapters spell out Jesus’ mission to redeem mankind from Adam and Eve’s Curse is known as sin. The Hymn when peace like River The joy, O the joy of this glorious thought! My sin, not in part but the whole, is nailed to his cross and I bear it no more; to me this is the greatest gift God has given us

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