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  • Joseph's Story

    Contributed by Kerry Haynes on Dec 18, 2016
    based on 1 rating

    The Christmas story from Joseph's perspective. What was it like to sacrifice all that he had known in his pursuit of righteousness to take on scandal, scorn, and shame? Perhaps we are called like Joseph to follow God no matter what the cost.

    Matthew 1:18-25 Joseph’s Story My mother and father raised me to be a good man, a just man, a righteous man. I loved God and followed his law to the utmost. I memorized scripture. I studied Torah at synagogue. I sought to treat people honorably. As I grew up, my dad taught me how to be a more

  • "It Will Be Okay"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Dec 15, 2016

    A sermon about trusting in God.

    “It’s going to be Okay” Matthew 1:18-25 How is your life going so far? Is it turning out as you had planned? What about your career? Is it everything you had hoped for and more? How about your marriage? Or your kids? How is your family more

  • God With Us

    Contributed by I. Grant Spong on Dec 18, 2016

    Let’s look at Matthew 1:18-25, Joseph's dilemma, the meanings of Jesus' names and whether or not Mary remained a perpetual virgin.

    The Savior's Next Step for Our Church Acts 1:12-26 (Initial reading: vs. 8-14) Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - May 19, 2013 *This is last week's issue of "The Baptist Message," and the headline for this article is: "Hankins Delivers Sobering News to 2020 Commission." It tells more

  • The Father God Chose For His Son

    Contributed by David Radcliff on Jul 1, 2016
    based on 1 rating

    I believe it’s a significant thing that even as God chose Mary to be the one who would give birth to the Son of God, that it’s also important God also chose Joseph to be a FATHER to Jesus and to raise Him into manhood. Mary and Joseph were chosen together to be parents.

    THE FATHER GOD CHOSE FOR HIS SON Matthew 1:18-25 I believe it’s a significant thing that even as God chose Mary to be the one who would give birth to the Son of God, that it’s also important God also chose Joseph to be a FATHER to Jesus and to raise Him into manhood. Mary and Joseph more

  • Sins Of The Saints And Its Remedies Series

    Contributed by Rev. Andrew B Natarajan on Dec 4, 2016

    This passage talks about misunderstanding developed by Joseph on Mary. Misunderstanding could have spoiled the plan of God. Many Godly people give place for Satan to use them and destroy the ministry. Real understanding of the Scripture brings joy to all

    First Advent Sunday Mathew 1:18-25 Introduction: After the period of 400 dark years, the Lord sent good news to Mary that he would be born in her womb. But Satan tried his level best to destroy the plan of God by bringing dis honor to this couple by separating them. However Joseph listen to more

  • Joseph's Dreams

    Contributed by D Marion Clark on Oct 6, 2016

    When it comes to dreaming, many readers think Matthew is the dreamer by the way he uses Old Testament Scripture to back up his story. Is Matthew too anxious to justify his story that he twists Scripture to suit his purpose?

    Matthew 2:19-23 Joseph’s Dreams 12/22/02 D. Marion Clark Introduction Do you sometimes wake up tired because of vivid dreams? I imagine Joseph had that problem. Matthew records four dreams through which an angel of the Lord spoke to him. The first dream was to assure him that he more

  • A Model For Godly Manhood Series

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Dec 4, 2016
    based on 1 rating

    What can Joseph teach us as men?

    “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 child from the Holy Spirit. And her husband Joseph, being a just man and unwilling to put her to shame, resolved to divorce her more

  • Courageous Obedience

    Contributed by Michael Deutsch on Dec 4, 2016
    based on 4 ratings

    Joseph's story is one of courageous obedience to God.

    Courageous Obedience Matthew 1:18-25 December 4, 2016 Show video of new I-Phone diver commercial. Link is "" WOW! I love this commercial. I think it’s cool! It’s all about the new I-phone speakers, just out for your Christmas more

  • Joseph – Momentous Decisions In Troubling Times

    Contributed by Chuck Sligh on Dec 4, 2016
    based on 1 rating

    Joseph is an example of a man facing a difficult decision in momentous times. This sermon tells us how to respond in these times in our lives

    Momentous Decisions in Troubling Times Chuck Sligh December 4, 2016 TEXT: Turn to Matthew 1:18-25 INTRODUCTION Most people know about the major characters of the Christmas story. We all know about the appearance of the angel to Mary, a simple, godly young woman. We know about the more

  • Jesus Is Immanuel

    Contributed by John Telgren on Feb 23, 2017

    God no longer comes near through a burning bush, tabernacle, prophet, or vision. He has come near through Jesus, who is God in the flesh, in order to reconcile us to him so that we can serve him and also carry the message of reconciliation to others.

    Have you every heard of Heavenly beans? Little Carried thought that this time of year was for heavenly beans because people sing about it everywhere. The song, Silent Night, that ends with the line, "sleep in heavenly beans." Was her favorite song. Carrie's brother corrected her. He said, more

  • Christmas Sermon: From A Cradle, To A Cross, To A Crypt, To A Crown

    Contributed by Russell (Rusty) Pruitt on Dec 25, 2016

    Jesus Christ being born that first Christmas morning was, in my opinion, the greatest miracle of all, because every other miracle results from this miracle.

    From a Cradle, to a Cross, to a Crypt, to a Crown Text: Matthew 1: 18-25 Introduction: Jesus Christ being born that first Christmas morning was, in my opinion, the greatest miracle of all, because every other miracle results from this miracle. How could fallen, sinful mankind – separated more

  • We Need A Joseph's Heart Series

    Contributed by James May on Nov 27, 2011
    based on 94 ratings

    A series for the Christmas Season, or anytime of the year. Why did God choose those who went to see Jesus and to know that He had come into the world? Each of the characters we will examine had a special heart after God and qualities that we all need to

    What Does It Take to See Jesus? Part 1 - We Need a Joseph’s Heart By Rev. James May Thanksgiving, with its family gatherings and feasting has now passed into history and we find ourselves filled with thankfulness for all of the blessings of God that he has bestowed upon us. Even more

  • My Favorite Jesus - Pt. 1 - Infant Baby Jesus Series

    Contributed by Steve Ely on Nov 29, 2011
    based on 4 ratings

    Favorite team. Favorite shirt. Favorite food. But a favorite Jesus? What if we miss Him because He doesn’t show up in our favorite way?

    Favorite Jesus Pt. 1 - Infant Baby Jesus I. Introduction I have a lot of favorite things in life. I have a favorite pizza. I have a favorite car. I have a favorite football team. I even have favorite people. And for all of his laughable and stomach turning theology, like Ricky Bobby most of us more

  • Mercy Series

    Contributed by Clair Sauer on Dec 2, 2011
    based on 4 ratings

    Because Joseph opened a window of mercy, God’s work carried forward in the best possible way. Through Mary's willingness and Joseph's mercy, we are all offered hope for the future through our Savior, Jesus Christ!

    As you all remember, we are taking a special Journey this Advent season, we are traveling the road to Bethlehem with Mary, Joseph, the shepherds and others, as we prepare to celebrate the birth of the Christ-child, and open our hearts to welcome Christ into our lives in a new and special way this more

  • Why Joseph

    Contributed by Horace Wimpey on Dec 2, 2011
    based on 10 ratings

    Out of all the men who God could have chosen to be His earthly father, why did He choose Joseph?

    WHY JOSEPH Matthew 1:18-25 Intro: There’s a story of a poor family - hard-working parents with a large number of children - where the woman discovers that she has an incurable illness and will die within a year. Her husband is a good man, but obviously incapable of looking after the large more