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The Announcement of Christ's Birth to Joseph!

December 13, 2009 Series: Fear Not!

Scripture: Matthew 1:18–1:25

Joseph’s Identity:

     • Member of the tribe of __________ (Matt. 1:3)

     • In the lineage of ______________ (Matt. 1:6)

     • A ________________________ (Matt. 13:55)

     • _____________________ to Mary (Matt. 1:18)

     • A _____________ man (Matt. 1:19)

Joseph’s _____________________ v. 18-19

     • Mary is with child _____________ the marriage was consummated

     • The ___________ = Deut. 22:23-24

     • His decision: _________________ her quietly so that she was not shamed.

Joseph’s ____________________ v. 20-23

     • Do not ____________ to take Mary as your wife

     • She is pregnant by the ___________ of the Holy Spirit

     • She will have a _______________

     • Name him ___________________

     • He is the _____________________

(this is _________________ of OT prophecy)

Joseph’s _________________________ v. 24-25

     • _________________________

     • Took Mary as wife – but no ____________________ relationship until after she gave birth

     • Named him ____________________

NEXT STEPS:

     • In our relationships:
be ___________ and be ____________-_______________.

     • God is well pleased when His children
_____________-____________________________________.