"Have you ever stopped to think that Jesus was a part of a blended family? Yes, the greatest man to ever walk on this earth was in a blended family! Our Savior did not come from a traditional family! I am always amazed at how relatable Jesus is with us. He truly does understand every single thing that we face.
Joseph’s obedience played a major role in this story. Joseph could have easily walked away. He could have decided that it was too much for him to handle and most people would have understood his reasoning. But, he obeyed. Joseph took on this role as “stepfather” to our Savior."
Check out today's blog post as contributor Stephanie shares the importance of being willing to obey.
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The Catholic Church sure has provided for me this year so far. In Oklahoma I got to stay with the Sisters at St. Joseph’s Monastery and then I got to stay with the Daughters of Divine Charity at St. Mary’s. Now, I feel like I have been thrown out into the real world after moving out today, but this city is like a Catholic goldmine so it’s gonna be 👌. There was just something peaceful about having Jesus physically present in the the Eucharist steps away. Let’s be real though, that is still the case- the nearest church is around the corner! #TheHolyCoupleComingThrough#JosephAndMary#CatholicHumor#IsThatPieceOfBreadReallyJesus ?#dancingcatholic#gracefulromanian
MP-The Birth Of Jesus Christ Was On This Wise
The First Coming of Christ was a phenomenon. The prophecies had predicted His arrival perfectly, as pertaining to the ancient texts and revered verses of Holy Scripture (Isaiah 9:6-7): “But thou, Beth-lehem, Ephratah, though thou be little among the thousands of Judah, yet out of thee shall come forth unto me that is to be ruler in Israel; whose goings forth have been from of old, from everlasting” (Micah 5:2). When He was unveiled by Mary and Joseph in the stable (Luke 2:6), the throngs of animals and tenders to the sheep flocks came to pay homage (Luke 2:8-14). They did just as The Three Kings would do later, their witnesses being first to the mysterious delivery of this Righteous Infant (Matthew 2:4): “When they had heard the king, they departed; and, lo, the star, which they saw in the east, went before them, till it came and stood over where the young child was. When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding joy” (Matthew 2:9-10). If He weren't important, the events wouldn't have been dramatic. King Herod wouldn't have caused Joseph and Mary to flee into Egypt during the pregnancy of Jesus (Matthew 2:13). The gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh wouldn't have been such treasures offered to a toddler (Matthew 2:11). He verily was a Baby King, wrought to be The Focal Point of all histories (Wisdom 18:14-16): “Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judaea in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem, saying, Where is he that is born King of the Jews? For we have seen his star in the east, and are come to worship him” (Matthew 2:1-2)