Harmony Bible – Joseph

Our Consolation has Come

August 3rd, 2014|One|Comments Off on Our Consolation has Come

Week 10 | Sections 12, 13

How many people there are still in need of consolation. People who are ensnared by the evil and wrong doing of others and those who are embroiled by their own vices be they from striving or indulgence.

The good news is that our consolation has come. This was the was the truth that the Simeon, the president of the Sanhedrin, and Anna, the prophetess, discovered that day when Joseph and Mary […]

Bringing Good News

July 27th, 2014|One|Comments Off on Bringing Good News

Week 9 | Sections 10,11

Jesus’ birth and the praise of the angels is the core content for every Christmas pageant. Children don their woolly ears or carry a staff and a baby is shown as candles glow and cherubs with cardboard wings sing silent night.
Our story today is similar but so much more glorious than we can imagine and more dirty than we care to think. Ah the humility of Christ, God incarnate, born […]

Veracity and Virtue

July 20th, 2014|One|Comments Off on Veracity and Virtue

Week 8 | Section 9

Joseph (like Zechariah) was a righteous man, and he too had a wife who was blessed with a child, Jesus the Son of God. Perhaps we all know the details of this story but many choose to question the veracity of Mary’s virginity. Like Joseph, some logically think, there must be another man involved. However, if we believe that his paternal father was of human decent, it changes the Gospel […]

The Shoot of Jesse

June 29th, 2014|One|Comments Off on The Shoot of Jesse

Week 5 | Section 5,6

Gabriel is listed in Jewish literature as one of seven archangels, holding the highest rank after Michael. Five hundred years earlier, Gabriel gave Daniel an exact account of the time of the Messiah’s coming. Now he appeared to Mary, announcing the good news – that she would give birth to the savior of the world. Elizabeth is filled with the Holy Spirit and stands in awe when she recognizes Mary […]