Down To Earth Part 1

Christmas Brings Righteousness Down To Earth

Matthew 1:19
Joseph, to whom she was engaged, was a righteous man and did not want to disgrace her publicly, so he decided to break the engagement quietly.(NLT)

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RIGHTEOUSNESS SACRIFICES FOR OTHERS!

Christmas Brings God’s Mission Down To Earth

Matthew 1:20-21
As he considered this, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream. “Joseph, son of David,” the angel said, “do not be afraid to take Mary as your wife. For the child within her was conceived by the Holy Spirit. 21 And she will have a son, and you are to name him Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins.”(NLT)

Christmas Brings Obedience Down To Earth

Matthew 1:24
When Joseph woke up, he did as the angel of the Lord commanded and took Mary as his wife.

The immediacy of the response is of the utmost importance!