Many years ago as I was pondering plans for the Advent season in the church I was serving as a pastor, I took an interest in expounding on the role of Joseph in the events surrounding Christ’s birth. I have always thought his side of the story was a bit neglected during the Christmas season. The book of Matthew alone gives us any details about Joseph in the story.
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Friday, April 19, 2019, is the annual remembrance of the LORD Jesus Christ’s death on a cruel Roman cross that paid the price for our sin. The crucifixion of Christ was the turning point of all history where God the Father reached out to humanity with the priceless gift of His only Son, Jesus.
Through that sacrifice, we are given the opportunity to come to God and receive His grace and the gift of everlasting life. Yet, the cross is more than the greatest sacrifice; it is a primary example for those who love Christ.